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Guitar and Music Theory for Beginners and Intermediates

Guitar playing is a fantastic skill, and is passed down from generation to generation. I have been playing since I was a child, and studied music for 5 years, up to masters level.

My classes focus on orienting beginners and intermediate level guitarists in repertoire, theory application, and musicianship. The classes run for 2 hours and are taught in English.

First we will assess your current ability and what your goals are, and then we can make a roadmap to get you where you want to be in a reasonable time frame.

I usually set one piece of homework each lesson. I like to use Sibelius First (totally free software!) to share score sheets and activities with my students.

Extra information

It's recommended to have a laptop for this class. Please bring your guitar

Location

At teacher's location: Voorstraat, Utrecht, Netherlands

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General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Folk, Funk, Pop, Punk
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:
120 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I moved to Utrecht from England almost 4 years ago to study music at Utrecht University, where I received my master's in Applied Musicology. I fell in love with the city and the vibrant arts scene, and have been tutoring alongside other work since graduation.

I love experimental music, and DJ sometimes. My favourite subject is music history.

I believe that knowing music theory is instrumental to learning guitar (pardon the pun). As my tutor told me: "there's no point trying to reinvent the wheel every time you pick up an instrument." That's why I try to bring at least a little theory into each lesson. Once you know your theory, you can immerse yourself in any genre imaginable.

When we focus on repertoire, we focus on expanding our horizons and our pool of inspiration. Don't just be a guitarist - become a musician!

Education

Applied Musicology MA - Utrecht University (2018)
Popular Music BA Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge (2017)
Music Performance BTEC Leeds College of Music (2014)

Experience / Qualifications

I have been tutoring for a total of 2 years. In that time I have mostly taught groups, but have moved on to teaching individuals and tailoring their path to their goals.

Reviews (1)

Fabian is a nice teacher who can make a student to be interested and involved in the lesson by adapting to student’s needs and interests. He has a lot of knowledge about guitar playing and music in general. Fabian is also a nice person just to chat with him. He had helped us to select a guitar and set it up.

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