Miguel
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    Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar Lessons (*All Levels*)

    For beginners I teach the basics + foundations of the guitar and, for the adventurous, I teach fingerstyle guitar from a variety of styles: from Folk (Eddie Vedder) to Chet Atkin's style up to the moderns Tommy Emmanuel and Calum Graham.
    This technique is very enriching and gives a lot of freedom to the player. There can be a component of music theory + improvisation which is inherent to this teaching in order to assimilate the subjects the best way possible.

    I work with individual students goals and objectives.

    Teaching concepts:
    - Chords
    - Rhythm
    - Finger Independence
    - Scales + Arpeggios
    - Fingerstyle Patterns
    - Simple Drums on the guitar
    - Song Learning (Repertoire)
    - Bass Lines
    - Arranging + Composing for the guitar
    - Improvisation + Licks

    Styles: Folk, Pop, Blues, Jazz, Swing, Country, etc.

    (**LOCATION** : I'm in Brussels from October to the end of May, in Lisbon from June to end of September)

    Extra information

    Student must have his own guitar

    Location

    At student's location: Around Pontinha, Portugal

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    General info

    Skills:
    Guitar:
    Acoustic, Blues, Country & bluegrass, Folk, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Song & varieties
    Age:
    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)
    Seniors (65+ years old)
    Student level:
    Beginner
    Intermediate
    Advanced
    Duration:
    60 minutes
    The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

    About Me

    I'm a guitarist from Portugal, self-taught in regards to fingerstyle guitar but with some studies in Jazz. I'm currently studying at the Royal Conservatory of Brussel to deepen my knowledge and expertise in Jazz improvisation.
    You can see me during Spring and Summer on the streets in Lisbon and Brussels. I also regularly play at weddings, private events, restaurants/hotels

    Education

    - Escola de Jazz do Hot Clube de Portugal (Escola Luiz Villas-Boas)
    - Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel/Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles)

    Experience / Qualifications

    PROJECTS:

    - Solo Fingerstyle guitar
    - Jazz and Swing band which I play since 5 years ago
    - Beautiful duo with my friend Laura, doing some ambient and experimental music with loopers
    - Hip-hop artist from Portugal with which I collaborate often (AËM)
    - Pop/Soul band for which I'm the lead guitarist
    - Duo with my Czech Republique friend Jan

    Besides my own music, I also work regularly as a session musician, recording guitar for other people projects all around the World.

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