Music Composition and Music Production. Learn how to develop your ideas.
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)
Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition, Guitar, Piano
The class is for: - beginners who want to start their journey in music - intermediary musicians who wish to improve their skills - for highly educated musicians who want to perfect their knowledge. The class includes songwriting skills in POP, ROCK, JAZZ and many other styles of popular music as well as compositional skills in writing CLASSICAL, FILM, THEATER music. I specialize in both popular music and classical music. The class includes both theoretic knowledge and its practical application with students instrument of choice. The class also includes skills in guitar, piano and percussion playing.
Guitar and Music Theory Lessons by a Qualified and Experienced Teacher
I specialize in teaching about Music and how to play the Guitar. In class, I always make the effort of understanding what are the goals and interests of all students, as well as their own skills. This way we can address the issues at hand more effectively and make sure the student never loses his/her interest and focus in music and his/her instrument. I believe that an honest and friendly relationship between teacher and student is essential for this exchange of ideas to happen more clearly and fluently, and so I do my best to make everyone feel comfortable enough to share their own thoughts freely. I offer good and personalized classes. This means that there will special care with your interest in music and guitar, all basic skills will be worked upon and strengthened, all specific requests and ideas will be addressed, both improvisation and interpretation can be developed and exploring potential, achieving goals and having fun are main priorities. Come and enjoy learning more about Music and Guitar!!
Experimental electronic music composition / Free improvisation (theory & practice)
Experimentation is an inherent characteristic of electronic music. Nowadays, composing music using technology creates endless creative possibilities that demand the musician/composer to adapt to numerous technical and artistic challenges. Do you like experimenting with sound and making music that does not clearly belong to a particular genre or style? Interested in bringing a fresh perspective and out-of-the-box thinking to your music production? Are you just starting out in electronic music composition and wondering how to develop your own style? This course is just what you need. In this class, you will learn: - how to transform sound using analogue and digital techniques. - how to create sound structures and organise them in a DAW enviroment to compose a piece of music. - how to record, edit and mix sounds using both conventional and experimental techniques. - how to use improvisation in both the context of live performance and composition. - about the theory and practice of free improvisation. - about the history and origins of electronic music and how it affected the music we listen today. - how to document and communicate procedures related to your artistic practice. - how to create an artistic portfolio. Aspiring musicians with a background in any genre can take advantage of this course. A formal education in music or experience with electronic music composition are not required to follow. However, you should be unafraid of experimenting with sound and music technology! Each class is customized to meet the needs of the individual student in an innovative and flexible way! The course can also serve as a preparation for applying to several Dutch educational programmes related to electronic music composition (Institute of Sonology, HKU, ArtEZ, etc.). The class is focused on small assignments that help the student develop a sense of orientation and set goals. Recording, editing, and mixing will be done via the DAW "Reaper," but we can switch to your preferred software at any time. We will use the first lesson to discuss your background, interests, and motivations in order to develop a course structure that is tailored to your needs.
Harp lessons in The Hague for beginners, intermediate and advanced students of all ages!
I have been teaching both the pedal and lever harp for the past 5 years to students ranging from 7 years old to 50! I am very passionate about teaching and hope to inspire my students to love music just as much as I do! I take a patient approach to each student and after a short period of time I am always happy to see great progress in my students playing. Several of my students have won international competitions in 'The Feis Ceoil' in Dublin and have also gone onto study music in university. A lot of my students also learn to play the harp as a beautiful hobby!
Ableton Live / MaxMSP: Music Creation and Performance
Ableton Live is a Digital Audio Worksation(DAW) which is designed to be an instrument for live performances, as well as a fast and flex music creation software. The content of the course varies according to individual needs and expectations such as your favorite musical style, or the music you want to creat/perform within Ableton Live. I also teach basic tonal harmony which will support your music creation and understanding of the digital tools we will use within Ableton Live. You will learn how to write music from scratch, record your instrument or singing, and finalizing your piece by mixing and mastering it. If you are interested, I can make a special course plan for you, including interactive music making and performance by the way of using sensors and micro-controllers in conjuction with Ableton Live and Max/MSP.
Piano Lessons in The Hague Area (ook in het Nederlands) - All Levels - Classical, Pop, Improvisation and Composition
Start the new course learning to play piano! I am a professional classical pianist, accompanist, creator, and composer with a Bachelor's Degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and a Master's Degree at the Royal Conservatorium in the Hague. For 7 years now, I have been teaching students of all levels between 5 and 60 years old. Lessons are based on your level, interests, and goals. Together we can find out if you are keener on classical repertoire, or if you want to play your favorite pop-music, some beautiful soundtrack from a movie you like or compose/improvise new pieces. With my experience in teaching diverse genres, I will help you explore the music that you like. The central pillars I always work with are technique and creativity, which are much more connected than you would expect! While we advance, I also introduce the basics (or more deeply, if you are interested) of music theory to learn to communicate with each other in musical terms (chords, keys, score reading, etc.). And above all, the goal is to enjoy and have fun!
Custom music theory: general music theory, chord theory, etc.
As a conservatory student in Belgium and the Netherlands, I intensively studied solfège, rhythm and harmony (up to pastiche composition). In addition, with my experience as an accordionist and accordion teacher, I know how to connect theory with practice. From that perspective I teach custom music theory. This can help playing an instrument enormously! I guide you as a student in your self-chosen goals, for example: - be able to read music notes - improve rhythmic skills - train musical hearing - understanding music better: understanding chords - be able to write music according to a certain style in classical music (e.g. like Bach or Mozart) The lessons consist of theory (summarized in a course) and exercises. So all levels and all ages are welcome - we draw up a curriculum together and go on the road together. Free trial lesson (introductory meeting).
Private Piano Lessons and Music Theory for everyone
This class is for aspiring pianist, beginner who are trying to take your first steps on the keyboard as well as who has some experience and wants to improve your skills. Then let's work together to help you achieve your goals and find your personal way of expressiveness on the piano! The construction of the lessons is tailored on each student's needs and wishes. We choose pieces and exercises from different books, as well as songs that you like. I can also provide basic music theory notes and knowledge, to help with the understanding of the piano and music in general.* No pressure, just fun and good discipline! I will be glad to be your guide and help you to overcome all your fears and fall in love with playing piano. I can also prepare students for exams as well as any kind of piano/music qualifying exam. *For the students who want to understand deeper the music, I am also teaching music theory as a separate class. SOMETHING ABOUT ME: I have been professionally teaching for more than 8 years and have guided children, teenagers, and adults of every age, both in private and public school in Italy. I just move to the Royal Conservatoire of Hague to complete my study in Composition. I already have a Master in Piano performance and a Master in Chamber Music. PLAY THE PIANO OR MAKE YOUR OWN SONG! I can help you develop your creativity with sounds. What are you waiting for?
Music composition for beginners and advanced in The Hague
(English below) Learn to translate your creative ideas into music! During these lessons you will learn composition techniques to create and / or improve your own compositions. We discuss where your musical preference lies and which way we are going. In any case, fun is paramount and the lessons are for all levels and ages. Online lessons are also possible via Skype, Zoom or Face Time! English: Learn to translate your creative ideas into your music! During these lessons you learn composition techniques to create your own compositions or to improve them. We discuss what your musical preferences are and which way we go. In any case, fun is paramount! The lessons are for all ages / levels and are taught in English, Spanish, Catalan or Portuguese. Online lessons are also possible via Skype, Zoom or Face Time!
Music lessons - Composition, Theory, Classical/Contemporary/Experimental music, Production, Piano, Drums and Percussion
I am an experienced and energetic composer, musician and tutor offering music lessons to students of any age, interest and ability. I strive to make sure all lessons are exciting and stimulating. Each lesson is designed to match your needs and extend your knowledge and experience in music. Lessons and musical areas covered include : - contemporary classical music - composition (classical and new, contemporary, experimental, film, media) - classical music (theory, history) - electronic music composition and production - DAW (Ableton, logic) - synthesis - experimental music / avant-garde - music analysis - relationships between music and contemporary dance, film, fashion and architecture - musical philosophy (19th- 21st Century) I am fluent in : Sibelius, Logic, Ableton, Adobe, Davinci, Sketchup, Unity and Pro Tools. Do let me know what areas of music you are most interested in and I can develop a bespoke course of study for you! My current and previous professional experience includes: - Associate lecturer of Music at Surrey University, UK (Current) - Private composition teacher in the UK and Internationally (Current) - Composer-in-residence (Styrian Regional Government, Austria) - Composer-in-residence (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, 2015:16) - Musician-in-residence (Musique Cordiale, France, 2017) - Musician-in-residence (Dulwich College, London, 2017-18)
Music Production: Learn How to Compose and Record Your First Song!
Have you always dreamt of recording your own song? Do you want to take your musical ideas to the next level? Regardless if you've never recorded your own music or if you've already experimented with Digital Audio Workstations (DAW), this course will teach you the basics of music composition and production. We will use both basic music theory and music production tricks to come up with and create your first song(s). From brainstorming song ideas on the piano or guitar, recording vocals and percussion or adding drums in the DAW, you will have complete freedom over your creativity. Main skills taught: basics of DAWs, recording and mixing instruments and vocals, using and manipulating samples, creating drum beats and chord progressions, music theory, expressing and communicating musical ideas, complementary knowledge about music history. Let's turn your creative ideas into reality!
Music, Double Bass lessons in English, Arabic and Spanish
I share you my skills in playing the double bass with different techniques for jazz, classical, early music as well as arranging, composition, harmony and rhythm. I have masters in early music and classical double bass from Royal Conservatory of The Hague and active as jazz musician.
How to play, compose and improvise with Ableton Live
Ableton Live is a powerful program to play, compose and improvise music with. This course provides hands-on experience in producing, mixing, and sound design with a digital audio workstation. Students will learn the fundamentals characteristics of sound and digital audio, creative ways of composing music and an introduction to signal processing such as equalization, compression, delay, and reverb. In addition to core audio and mixing concepts, students will learn various production techniques, such as sequencing, arranging, automation, using virtual instruments (eg synths, samplers, and drum machine plugins), working with MIDI, plugin formats such as VST / Audio -Units, and mapping digital USB controllers for the studio and live performances. Let's get started!
Piano, Composition and Music Theory lessons – Create Your Own Music Worlds
I am a professional composer, performer, pianist and sound artist who believes that sharing knowledge and experience is one of the most important parts of our lives. We are creative human beings by nature. Are you passionate about music and sound and would you like to expand your knowledge? Do you want to learn how to compose your own music or play the piano? There is never too late to start or to continue with your passion! I believe that education is a dialogue and I adapt the course plan according to the level and the age of students in order to develop their potential. I am always trying to bring the positivity, passion and curiosity for learning. Depending on your interest I can help you with: Piano: I teach using different methods, according to your needs and goals. I always care about setting up and cultivating a healthy technique of playing, trying to bring a complex approach to interpretation or improvisation. Composition: Basic principles of creating a musical piece, theory of composition, notation (ranging from classical to graphic and open scores), instrumentation, orchestration, arranging, creating electroacoustic music, computer aided composition, recording. Music Theory: Harmony, rhythm, aural skills, music analysis and history of music – these are some of the topics inseparably belonging to music education. Since I have many years of experience of teaching music theory within all levels of education – from basics to advanced – we can find a way how to approach those topics with enthusiasm and creativity and learn as much as possible :)