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Music, Cello, Piano, Theory, Composition, Improvisation, Arrangement, Conducting

We (Alfian Emir and Kanako) are both musicians living in The Hague who loves education. Since 2013, we have been together teaching. Lessons we give are cello (Alfian), piano (Kanako), theory (both), composition (both), arrangement (both), cello improvisation (Alfian), cello jazz (Alfian), conducting (Kanako).

Alfian Emir is an Indonesian cellist and composer who is currently studying for Masters in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. His musical activities includes playing chamber music, solos, and extra-classical music such as jazz, rock and pop. In The Netherlands, he has been involved in many occasions and festivals such as International Zutphen Cello Festival, Festival Dag In De Branding, Jazz in de Gracht, Gaudeamus Music Festival etc.

Kanako Abe is a Japanese professional conductor, pianist, composer who lived for many years in Paris and graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Superior de Music et Danse a Paris. Currently she is studying for her Masters Conducting in Fontys Tilburg with Maestro Jac van Steen. She had been working for many years in the conservatoire as a teacher. Conducted many professional orchestras throughout Europe, Asia and America.

Alfian and Kanako won major prizes in chamber music competition in The Netherlands this year such as Asten Classic Award and Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest in Den Bosch.

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At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands

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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
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Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
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Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Indonesian, Japanese

About Me

Alfian Emir is an Indonesian cellist and composer who is currently studying for Masters in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. His musical activities includes playing chamber music, solos, and extra-classical music such as jazz, rock and pop. In The Netherlands, he has been involved in many occasions and festivals such as International Zutphen Cello Festival, Festival Dag In De Branding, Jazz in de Gracht, Gaudeamus Music Festival etc.

Kanako Abe is a Japanese professional conductor, pianist, composer who lived for many years in Paris and graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Superior de Music et Danse a Paris. Currently she is studying for her Masters Conducting in Fontys Tilburg with Maestro Jac van Steen. She had been working for many years in the conservatoire as a teacher. Conducted many professional orchestras throughout Europe, Asia and America.

Alfian and Kanako won major prizes in chamber music competition in The Netherlands this year such as Asten Classic Award and Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest in Den Bosch.

Education

Alfian Emir
- Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta, Bachelor
- Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag, Masters

Kanako Abe
- Conservatoire Nationale Superior Music et Danse a Paris
- Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunst Tilburg, Masters

Experience / Qualifications

Alfian Emir is an Indonesian cellist and composer who is currently studying for Masters in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. His musical activities includes playing chamber music, solos, and extra-classical music such as jazz, rock and pop. In The Netherlands, he has been involved in many occasions and festivals such as International Zutphen Cello Festival, Festival Dag In De Branding, Jazz in de Gracht, Gaudeamus Music Festival etc.

Kanako Abe is a Japanese professional conductor, pianist, composer who lived for many years in Paris and graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Superior de Music et Danse a Paris. Currently, she is studying for her Masters Conducting in Fontys Tilburg with Maestro Jac van Steen. She had been working for many years in the conservatoire as a teacher. Conducted many professional orchestras throughout Europe, Asia and America.

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