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Berklee Graduate offers private lessons of Composition, Orchestration, Arranging, Ear Training, Harmony & Counterpoint in Utrecht

The way I teach actually depends entirely on the student. The way I explain the concepts, plan and structure the lessons and approach each subject all depends on whether the student is a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and whether he or she has some experience on the subject.

Each student has different needs and different abilities. It's just a matter of getting to know the student, in order to identify both the weaknesses and strengths on which to work.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Noorderstraat, Utrecht, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Utrecht, Netherlands

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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, Italian, Spanish, Dutch

About Me

I have been teaching for over ten years now. I have worked both privately and at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA, where I was a Core Music Tutor & Mentor for over two years.

Over the years, I taught students from all around the globe, which gave me a better understanding of the many different cultural and musical backgrounds my student came from. I have worked with all beginner, intermediate and advance students and have taught from young kids all the way to adults.

I also completed the CRLA International Tutor Training Program Certification - Master Certified Tutor, Levels I, II & III.

Education

Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA: Professional Diploma in Film Scoring (May 2015- December 2017). Summa Cum Laude. Academic Awards: Berklee South American Scholarship Tour (2015 – 2017) and Berklee Achievement Grant (2016 - 2017)

Astor Piazzolla Conservatory in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Music Technician – Classical Guitar Performance and Composition (2008 –2012)

Experience / Qualifications

Featured Composer at Velvet Green Music & Melodise (Oct 2017 - Present). Library Music Production for film, television programming, promos and advertising

Core Music Tutor and Mentor at Berklee College of Music (Jan 2016 – Dec 2017) - CRLA International Tutor Training Program Certification - Master Certified Tutor, Levels I, II & III

Freelance Arranger and Orchestrator (Sep 2015 - Present). Works include arrangements and orchestrations for artists from Colombia, Italy, Argentina and USA

Freelance Media Composer (Sep 2015 – Present). Works include short films The Compass (USA Production), Matilde (Italian Production), Errands (USA Production), Elevator Pitch (USA/Netherlands Production), Leo (USA Production), Moi Non Plus (Argentine Theatre Play) and Mr Brown Mouse (South African Audiobook collection for children).

Reviews (4)

Concise, calm and clear articulation. Enthusiastic in explaining the reasoning behind music.
Hernan is an exceptional guitarist and a very skillful and a brilliant music teacher. He helped me prepare for my *Berklee College of Music* guitar audition that I have passed easily thanks to all of his tips and work methods. His music theory knowledge is outstanding and to a prominent level. He always explains musical concepts clearly and his workflow is very organized and to the point. I cannot recommend him enough.
Hernan was very well prepared and shared useful knowledge.
I highly recommend Hernan! He knows a lot about how to write and produce music, he's patient and relaxed. His feedback on one of my tracks was really helpful and he helped me a lot on how to sound more realistic. I'm enjoying the lessons a lot :)
The way I teach actually depends entirely on the student. The way I explain the concepts, plan and structure the lessons and approach each subject all depends on whether the student is a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and whether he or she has some experience on the subject. Each student has different needs and different abilities. It's just a matter of getting to know the student, in order to identify both the weaknesses and strengths on which to work.
The way I teach actually depends entirely on the student. The way I explain the concepts, plan and structure the lessons and approach each subject all depends on whether the student is a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and whether he or she has some experience on the subject. Each student has different needs and different abilities. It's just a matter of getting to know the student, in order to identify both the weaknesses and strengths on which to work.

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