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Piano Playing: classic repertoire and free improvisation, through music understanding and body awareness

At the piano we can learn how to play music you love, how to freely improvise (through a practical use of theoretical knowledge of music) and how to write musical thoughs you may have.
I am Francesca, 31, italian, i had a strong classical training, and after my academic piano studies i needed to open to jazz and songwriting.

My will is to offer a comprehensive and pleasurable approach to music, and to keep the focus on the needs and desires that bring my student close to the piano.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Rua de Pedrouços n.

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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, Portuguese, Italian

About Me

I am happy when students can feel and enjoy the music.

I want to show how to read and know written music, making sure that you understand what the music is like even without the score, in order for you to play with pleasure: i like to teach since the earliest stages notions of harmonic, ear training.

My favourite exercises will ask you to invent some music using and mastering practical/theoretical elements of sound (scales, mode, chords, rhythmic patterns); so that you'll recognise how the composer invented his how music, and it will be easier to play, and why not, to compose something yourself.

Education

Piano Diploma, 10/10 Conservatory of Piacenza, Italy
Piano performance master, 109/110, Conservatory of Parma, Italy
Hot Clube Jazz school, currently, Lisbon, Portugal

Experience / Qualifications

I have been teaching for 1 year in Italy and 5 years in Lisbon, both in schools and privately.
I know how to teach in different languages (italian, portuguese and english).

Reviews (5)

AMAZING! Francesca has a calm energy, she listens to your needs, dreams, and style, and creates unique lessons suited to you. I had zero piano knowledge and near-zero musical knowledge and Francesca met me where I was, musically speaking. I highly recommend Francesca's lessons!
First lesson was very helpful. Looking forward to the next ones!
I really enjoyed the lesson and looking forward to the next one. :)
wonderful and interactive; had me playing music within minutes of the first lesson!
Friendly, lovely and thoughtful manner

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  • Instructor since June 2020
  • 1 repeat student
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