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Sibelius Software, learn how to write, arrange and compose digital scores.

I am a music composer and theorist. I have been working for 10 years with Sibelius Software. With this class, you will learn everything you need to know to be able to write, copy, arrange, and compose music scores, from baroque to contemporary music writing.
You will also learn to produce good quality digital performances of your works, using MIDI language and music libraries.

Extra information

You will need a computer/laptop with Sibelius software.
Please contact me before booking to arrange the best schedule :)

Location

At teacher's location: Oosterstraat, Groningen, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Groningen, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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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:

45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Spanish

About Me

Hi!
I'm a Mexican Composer.
I studied Music Theory and Composition and I hold a Masters in Composition as well.
I also studied Music Pedagogy, where I developed the course I'm offering: Piano lessons for those who want to play for joy. That means a dynamic class in which you will learn the basics fast enough to be playing some songs in just a couple of classes. The final goal of this program is for you to be able to read and play chords and sheet music, such as jazz standards, songbooks, and musical theater scores.

I also teach music theory, from solfeggio and harmony to orchestration and composition.
This lessons are specially made for each student, so we can talk about your needs and I'll try my best to help you.
I can help you take the ABRSM theory examinations (grades 1-8), associate and licentiate diplomas.

Education

Master in Music Composition (FLCM)
Licentiate in Music Theory and Composition LMusLCM

I studied contemporary classical music and graduated by examinations and portfolio at University of West London

Experience / Qualifications

As a composer my music has been selected in several international festivals, and composition contests.
As a teacher I have worked as invited lecturer, course teacher and private teacher for several years.

Reviews (1)

Alan is a great teacher and super nice guy. He pay extra attention to your problems with piano and try to fix them using smart and innovative methods. I like the fact that he sometimes doesn't stick to the 60 mins and ask to extend it if he feels something is missing or incomplete. I already had 7 lessons with him and looking for more. Highly recommended.
Piano lessons for beginners and for those who would like to play as a hobby. I created a special program for students who want to play any kind of music (popular, jazz, classical), but can't spend a lot of time studying. You will learn how to read and play sheet music and chords. We cover the basics very fast so you will start playing your favorite songs right away. I also cover some theory that helps a better understanding of what you are playing. In this way the skills you get can then be used for playing other instruments, composing and songwriting.
Music Theory for all levels. Either you are just starting or you want to strengthen some subjects, these classes are tailor-made for your needs. I can teach: - Music theory for all levels. (Analysis, notation, history - Composition and arrangement for all levels. (Harmony, melody, composing processes, orchestration) - Ear training and solfeggio. (Melody, rhythm, memory, and coordination) I can help you to take the ARBSM theory examinations (Grades 1-8) and Associate and Licentiate diplomas.

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  • Instructor since August 2019
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