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Piano lessons Songwriting | Audio Production - The Stolk Method

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Piano (all ages):
Learn to discover the piano in an intuitive and creative way on your level and from your interest. In addition to the basic, we dive into the world of:
- Pop & Jazz: play songs directly, scales, diagrams, harmonies, melodies, rhythm, swing.
- Improvisation: in this way you develop your ears in a playful way, your musical memory and musical vocabulary.

Songwriting:
Learn how to bring a Song consisting of text and music (piano / guitar) to life and to a higher level by gaining more insight into: structure, structure, dynamics, contrasts, harmony, melody, rhythm, groove ....

Audio Production:
Learn how to properly record an instrument and professionally produce a track in the in-the-box studio from start to finish.
- Recording: microphone placement, levels, reflections space.
- Mixing: editing, making balance, panning, making sound (plug ins)
- Mastering: the whipped cream on the audio pie, loudness, RMS, dynamics.

In my 'Stolk Method' the following components are central:
learn to use your ears, stimulate creativity, develop musical memory, expand musical vocabulary, not just blindflight on music notation, develop rhythm and timing, extend harmonic and melodic knowledge, increase sense of form and structure.

Extra information

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For piano lessons at your home there must be a piano.

Location

Online via webcam
At teacher's location: Verkuijl Quakkelaarstraat, Vlissingen, Nederland
At student's location: Around Middelburg, 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:
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, English

About Me

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At the age of 10 I started playing the piano. In high school (havo for ballet and music) I went to study drums and also discovered the Vibraphone. At the age of 16 I started my studies at the Rotterdam Conservatory, with the main subjects vibraphone and light music drums. Teaching and performing musician degree in 1987. In 1989 I continued my studies at the 'Berklee College of Music' in Boston where I was taught by Gary Burton.
I have had the privilege of collaborating with many good musicians and artists such as the trio Pim Jacobs, accordionist Art van Damme, the Metropole Orchestra, Flairck, Cor Bakker, Matilde Santing, Herman van Veen. In addition, I have set up my own groups: fusion band 'Line Out', vibraphone - marimba duo 'Mallet Unit' and the prize-winning hardbop formation 'Vibes Unit'.
Gradually I started composing, recording and producing music from myself and for others, and that is how Stolk Music Studio (SMS) was created.
In addition to giving private lessons, I have taught vibraphone and jazz lessons at various music schools and conservatories in the Netherlands and Belgium. This was later supplemented with giving music workshops to children in primary schools.
Today I am committed to giving private lessons for all ages in Piano (pop and Jazz), Songwriting and Audio Production which includes everything I have learned over the past 40 years and I would like to share this knowledge with others ... ..

Theater experience:
- Mallet Unit with 'Mallet Spectacle'
- Visser & Friends
- Zenga with 'Musica Animalis'
- Julia Loko with 'Heartland' and 'Chritmas Songs of Love and Joy'
- Various tours with Matilde Santing and Cor Bakker

Exercises:
- music for ANWB
- music World Press Photo Gala
- music TV program Hogerop
- music Albert Hein
- Music SBS 6
- Volkswagen music
- CD production for Magic Frankie, gipsy group Basily, theater group Zenga, Engel Rienhoudt and others

Prices & specials:
- Meervaart Jazz Competition
- North Sea Jazz Festival
- Pall Mall Swing Award
- Wessel Ilcken prize
- Percussion festivals in Poland
- Jazzkaar Festival Estonia
- 1st place composition competition Percussive Arts Society USA
- Epitaph by Charles Mingus Concertgebouw Amsterdam
- Golden Giraffe Award for best event 2002
- One World Festival Orcas Island USA

Education

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1977 ™ 1990
- Mavo for Ballet and Music Rotterdam
- Rotterdam Conservatory 3 years of classical music and 6 years of light music
- Berklee college of Music - Boston, USA

Experience / Qualifications

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- 30 years of experience in teaching at all ages, mainly privately.
- Private teacher Piano / Songwriting / Audio Production / Vibraphone / Drums.
- Main subject teacher Vibraphone Rotterdam Conservatory and Leuven
- Graduated drums and vibraphone teacher of light music.

Today I am dedicated to giving private lessons for all ages in Piano (pop and Jazz), Songwriting and Audio Production which includes everything I have learned over the past 40 years and I would like to share this knowledge with you ... ..

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