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Understanding Music Theory and Harmony for Composition

Are you an aspiring musician, writer or composer?

If you feel that there are certain concepts in Music Theory that you're unsure of, then this is the course for you.

An understanding to fundamental Music Theory is essential to developing as a musician, however it is often an area over looked and perceived to be daunting by many student.

You may not know anything! or you may be looking for ways to improve your writing? Modes? Understanding Chord Progressions?
Whatever your previous knowledge base I can help you to understand theory concepts from foundation to an advanced level and help you to apply them.

Classes will cover subjects such as Intervals, Chord structures, Scales, Harmonic Development, Chord Progressions, Modal writing, Secondary Dominants, Mediant Modulation and more.

Extra information

Due to current COVID 19 restrictions, only Web based video calls are available.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

Age:

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

About Me

I am a multi- instrumentalist musician who has studied, learned and loved music for nearly 20 years.

I have recently moved to Berlin to focus on my own music composition and return to teaching after working within the busy Film & TV industry in London.

I studied Professional Musicianship at the British Institute of Modern Music in Brighton, UK before spending years performing and recording with various musical artists and bands.

From my experience in the UK's busy live performing circuits, I developed a strong understanding of the skill set required to be a working musician.

Now I offer friendly and well structured personal lessons designed to help YOU improve your playing, regardless of wether its just hobby or something you wish to pursue professionally.

Education

I have a BA(Hons) degree in Professional Musicianship from the British Institute of Modern Music where my main focus was on the Guitar. Since then I have continued my own personal development by studying Orchestration and arrangement.

Experience / Qualifications

Along side my Academic qualifications I have extensive live performance and industry experience, as part of contemporary Indie Guitar bands and Americana Folk style bands.

Before moving to Berlin I was Guitar tutor for the London Guitar Academy and now I am currently involved with the BIMM Berlin music institute.

Reviews (1)

Joseph is a superior teacher! A very friendly person and professional musician! His methods of learning guitar are really fast and adaptive. He adheres to your tastes in music and tries to help with the best as he can.
Have you ever wanted to Learn Guitar? Interested in learning more about how you can write music? Maybe you already play an instrument, but want to Improve your understanding of Music Theory? Whether you are completely new to music or have been playing for a few years I can help guide you to improve, with structured lessons built around your individual interests. I’m Joseph, an English speaking Multi-Instrumentalist from Brighton, UK who has been lucky enough to have been playing music for nearly 20 years. Primarily as a guitarist, I have spent years writing, recording and performing music with various bands at venues ranging from International music festivals to coffee shops! Having studied Professional Musicianship at the British Institute of Modern Music, my understanding of music is both professional and practical, and this is the approach I take when teaching. Previously I have taught at the London Guitar Academy and I am now involved with BIMM Berlin. Music should always be enjoyable and fun, so if you just want to work on a few songs to strum out at a BBQ then we can work through them! Lessons are built around students needs, creating realistic and rewarding goals to measure progress regardless of where you want to end up. Maybe you want to work on your technique? Rhythm playing? Learn to write songs? Improvisation? I also offer dedicated music theory classes and Lessons via Skype/Zoom if required

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  • Instructor since July 2020
  • 1 repeat student
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