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Cello and Music Theory Lessons for all levels and all ages

My name is Carla Peña and I come from Barcelona. Since I was a child, music has played an important role in my life. I started learning music when I was 4 years old and cello when at the age of 6. I discovered the love for music and that is what I share with my students.
I have experience teaching cellists of all levels and ages. If you are in The Hague area and you want to learn the cello or improve your playing, you are welcome to do lessons with me! I adapt to the needs and the wishes of the pupil, creating a personal and flexible plan, depending on your time and level. Even though I am specialized in classical music, I can teach different styles from classical to jazz, to film music, pop, …

ABOUT ME:

I studied my Bachelor in Conservatori Superior del Liceu in Barcelona, with professor Amparo Lacruz. Then, I decided to continue my studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague in the class of Michel Strauss and Jan-Ype Nota.
During my studies in The Hague, I did a teaching internship at the Royal Conservatory as a part of their Minor in Music Education. I also taught in several Music Schools during my studies in Spain.
Currently, I teach private students in The Hague.
I play regularly in two chamber music ensembles: Trio Jakob and Azalaïs Quartet.

APPROACH:

It is very important to share music with other people in order to develop as a musician. That is why I love teaching. I learn from my students as much as they learn from me.
In order to learn the technique in an organized way, I use cello methods, choosing the method that adapts better to the needs of the student. I combine it with nice songs in different styles, depending on the taste of the student, from classical to jazz, film music, pop, etc.

Playing together is an essential part of enjoying music. Therefore, the last part of the lesson always consists of playing cello duets and having fun!

Extra information

If you don't have an instrument, I can help you with buying or renting one!

Location

At teacher's location: Sibergstraat, The Hague, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Voorburg, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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, Catalan, French

About Me

I am a professional cello player from Spain and I live in Den Haag.
I am a flexible, empathetic, and passionate teacher that loves to be involved in the learning process.
Even though every student is different, I believe that everyone can enjoy and learn music.
Do you want to play the cello? It's never too early or too late, so give it a chance! You will for sure have fun!

Education

Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance (2017 - 2020)
Royal Conservatory of The Hague
The Hague, The Netherlands
Main Subject teacher: Michel Strauss

Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance (2013 - 2017)
Conservatori del Liceu
Barcelona, Spain
Main Subject teacher: Amparo Lacruz

Experience / Qualifications

I have a large experience as a chamber musician and as an orchestra player. If you want to enjoy some nice chamber music playing, check my ensembles Azalaïs Quartet and Trio Jakob! :)

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