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How to play saxophone and the art of improvisation Groningen

I think of myself as social musician. I mostly like to play sharing music with others. My first priority goes to having an interesting/charming/ resonant full sound. Then i work on how to connect your inner ear ability so that you can play as simple as possible in a way that you can hear it before you are getting to play it on saxophone. We can also work on repertoire based on taste in music of your choice. If we choose some music that you like before actually studying it, this is a strong motivation for the student to go for it ! I am mostly an alto and tenor player but i can teach to any other kind of saxophone like baritone, soprano etc. My sound , technique and lessons are mostly coming from jazz music(blues ,swing , mostly American music of 20s-60s)
I assign homework after every lesson about the technique of the saxophone but also the possible tools of improvisation in music.

Location

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

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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:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Greek

About Me

I enjoy teaching a lot and i see myself evolving as a performer musician through it .
I find that each one of us musicians (either professionals or amateurs) that we have different charisma in relation to music.
I also find that that each student deserves a different way to receive music education based on the current needs of each individual person.
So the goals may vary depending on who we are , how much time can we spend on studying , what are we dreaming of etc etc.
I can become very analytical in terms of theory or harmony or instrument technique if needed.
On the other hand i can also be more practical and not really talk about it and focus on action.
My preference lies between these two edges but then it really depends on the needs of each student.
If the student has some specific taste in music that he or she would like to learn from , i can give directions about how to approach it .

Education

Bachelor diploma in jazz music performance studies at Prince Claus Conservatoire of Groningen .
I have been next to teachers like Michael Moore, Miguel Martinez , Tineke Postma, Jeroen van Heerzele.

Experience / Qualifications

I started teaching 6 years ago.
I also teach music theory , harmony , ear training , rhythm , saxophone technique, how to build a music combo,how to teach an ensemble of instruments playing together, how to make arranging of music on a basic simple level.

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