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Saxophone, flute, improvisation, composition, theory

If you're interested in learning saxophone, flute, and/or music theory, improvisation, musical composition, I'm offering private lessons. I've been working as a professional musician for over 20 years. My specialties include free improvisation and jazz but I've performed in everything ranging from symphony orchestra's to DJs at venues including the Lincoln Center in NYC, North Sea Jazz Festival and the London Jazz Festival to name just a few.
I've also taught at international schools and have successfully helped students progress through the Trinity music system.
I have a studio in my backyard and a car so there are options to study at my studio or at your home.
All ages and levels are welcome!

Extra information

You will need your own instrument but I can help you find one if needed.

Location

At student's location: Around Antwerp, Belgium

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Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
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Student level:
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The class is taught in:English, Dutch

About Me

I am primarily interested in helping you get the most enjoyment possible out of making music. I'm very happy to deal with serious students who want to advance to the highest levels, but I also understand if you are someone that just wants to make music to enjoy the process and doesn't need to aspire to playing Carnegie Hall. Either way, to enjoy playing music takes time, and discipline, but I'm most interested in developing a personal method of study that can help the student achieve their goals, with a pedagogy that suits their abilities best.

Education

Saxophone and composition - Interlochen Arts Academy
Saxophone and composition - Bennington College

I also studied privately composition and improvisation with the late Joe Maneri

Experience / Qualifications

20 years of professional experience as a musician and educator.
I've recorded over 50 albums and toured across the world.

Reviews (1)

Had a very good experience on the first lesson. John really tries to find a way to make things clear and is very helpful and invested as a teacher. Already looking forward to the next lesson.

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