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    Drums & Rhythm Lessons - in a͓̽m͓̽s͓̽t͓̽e͓̽r͓̽d͓̽a͓̽m͓̽

    My approach to teaching drums is focused on developing a strong understanding of rhythm in general and applying it on the drum set.

    I will customise my teaching approach to your needs, depending on the level of your playing and your musical desires.
    I'll give my best in each lesson to guide you step-by-step into becoming a better musician/drummer.

    You can learn about:
    - Polyrhythms
    - Groove
    - Technique
    - Macro & micro timing
    - Drum sounds for different genres/applications
    - Controlling dynamics between different limbs
    - Rhythm singing (konnakol)
    - Reading complex musical notations
    - Composing mathematically harmonious/inharmonious rhythms
    And much more...

    Starting from beginner, up to experienced drummers.

    I'm also giving rhythm lessons to non-drummers, just to anyone interested in getting to know more about the rhythmical concepts of South India - the most advanced rhythmic system on planet Earth!

    Extra information

    I have a drum kit in my studio and some printed materials for you. Just bring some sticks if you remember! :)

    Location

    At teacher's location: Jaap Speyerstraat, 1087 MK Netherlands
    At student's location: Around Diemen, Netherlands
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    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:

    30 minutes
    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, Croatian, Italian

    About Me

    Hi fellow rhythm lover!

    My name is Alex, originally from Croatia.
    I'm a drummer, percussionist, composer and programmer.

    I'm currently focusing on performing solo enhancing drums and percussion with electronic creations. But I'm also working as a live and studio drummer in the fields of electronic, hip-hop, jazz, pop music & more. Active as a teacher, available for workshops, Skype lessons and private lessons in Amsterdam.

    I started my musical journey playing the piano (7 years old) at a local music school but was always fascinated by rhythm. Got into playing drums when I was 16, then I realised that's gonna stay for life. I developed a deep interest in jazz music and Karnatic (South Indian) music so I decided to move to a specific place in Italy (Vicenza) where was possible to study drums and take tabla & indian music lessons. After diving deeper into jazz and playing with artists from all over the world mostly improvised music, I decided to explore a new field of interest - electronic music. Again, I found a place in Europe that offered the best education in the field of electronic (specifically live-electronics) music and that offered me the opportunity to continue my Indian studies while still playing the drums. Here in Amsterdam I had to privilege to study with some wonderful people and to connect with so many cutting-edge artists. Definitely staying here indefinitely! :)

    Education

    Conservatorium Van Amsterdam - Master in Live Electronics.
    Conservatorio Di Vicenza - Bachelor in Jazz Drums.
    Specialised in Karnatic rhythms: "Applying Karnatic Rhythmical Techniques to Western Music"- Conservatorium Van Amsterdam

    Experience / Qualifications

    Collaborating with the Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music - STEIM Amsterdam & Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
    Performed at: Jools Holland show BBC TV, North Sea Jazz Festival Rotterdam, Nice Jazz Festival, London Jazz Festival, Quotidien French TV show, Jazzdock Prague, TSF Jazz Festival Paris, Unterfahrt Munchen, Duc des Lombard Paris, Rich Mix London, Norfolk and Norwich Festival, Paradiso Amsterdam, Seven Days of Creation Festival Pazin, Street Art Festival Poreč, Jazz a Sete festival, New Morning festival Paris, Jazz in Lapidarijum Poreč, Gaudeamus Festival Utrecht…

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