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Piano lessons, Music Theory for children and adults

I am composer/pianist with a master degree in composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. Im offering piano lessons as well as Music Theory. I am complete aware of the handicaps of music in general and for that purpose I find out a way to cover all the subject in stimulant way.
Learn as you please!! My view is:
-no pressure but discipline
-discipline with fun
This is open for every age special for children (I develop a way to easy stimulate children when it comes to learn music).

Extra information

Students most have a acoustic or electric piano at home.

Location

At teacher's location: Harstenhoekweg, 2587 SE Den Haag, Netherlands
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands

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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

Duration:

30 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Portuguese, Spanish

About Me

Teaching is not a secondary option in my life, I do it because I really like it. Everybody has the right to learn.
Six year of experience working with children and three working with adults.
I developed skills in teaching communication.
I have a diversified knowledge in music (Jazz, classic, pop, electronic in general)
I was nominated (2015) by the International Rostrum of Composer - International Music Council
I started played piano when I was 8 years old and have been played since then.
Piano is not only my instrument, but also my tool for composition so I am quite aware of the potentialities of the instrument outside of the academic classic range.

Education

General Piano Course - Institute Gregorian Lisbon - 12 years
Composition course (bachelor degree) ESML- Portugal
Composition Course (master degree) -Royal Conservatoire Den Haag

Experience / Qualifications

Music teacher Escola EB1 Paulino Montez * Escola Básica Manuel Teixeira Gomes (6years)
Private Composition Lessons 3 years
Knowledge in programming music (Ableton Live, Reaktor, Max Msp)

Reviews (11)

João is a wonderful, engaging teacher. I am an adult learner approaching her dream of learning to play the piano. João is compassionate and very good at explaining techniques and theory in a way that makes me feel very excited to continue.
It was a very enjoyable lesson! My son was thrilled learning notes and playing the piano.
I took several music theory classes with João and was very satisfied with the experience. João is very knowledgeable about music theory, different styles of music, music history, and piano playing among other things. He adapted his lessons to my particular interest and helped me learn the things I wanted to learn. I would recommend João to anyone looking for a knowledgeable and personable music tutor.
I have been taking private lessons from Joao for more than 6 months and I am completely thrilled with it! Although I am a beginner in piano, I can see that Joao is very knowledgeable in his field. What I like most is that he utilizes technology very effectively to help me understand tricky theoretical concepts. He also prepares tailored exercises for me, which makes me feel very valued. He really puts his time in preparing homeworks and supplementary documents even before and after the class to be sure that I understand what he is teaching. Joao is also quite responsive. He is very flexible in terms of the course content and willing to adapt to my changing needs over time. Still, as a teacher, he keeps in mind what foundations I need to build and he does not lose track of what I want as an ultimate goal, so he comes with a structured curriculum that I realize over time. I can only recommend Joao if you are looking for a dedicated piano teacher who loves what he does.
First lesson went very well
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I have a master degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. I have been working in music composition for 10 year. This is a class where you are going to learn how to work with your own composition ideas as well get acquaintance to new composition tools and approach. This is open for different types of music approach: - contemporary classical music - electronic music production/Ableton (any style you want) - Music for Cinema (theory and how to do mockups with samples) -Generative Music (Using max/msp and reaktor)

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  • Instructor since March 2018
  • 10 repeat students
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