Trusted teacher: Learning to play the guitar can be an amazing experience at every stage of the process! My ultimate goal is to help my students to develop their skills and musical understanding by learning and playing music that they like. Therefore I adapt my teaching methodologies to the taste and needs of every student. Throughout every lesson, we will work on three main courses of development: technical aspects, theoretical knowledge, and performative practice. My classes are open for anyone who would like to enjoy exploring the universe of music: beginners and advanced, children and adults, you are all welcome to book the first lesson.
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Kirsi-Marja - Amsterdam$63
Trusted teacher: Have you always wanted to play an instrument that is extremely diverse and used in many different music styles? Have a dream to learn to play the trumpet but never knew where to go and where to start? Have you been playing in the past and now you want to pick it up again, or continue learning with a teacher? Your situation might be described above or be something different, it doesn't matter. I'm offering high-quality, student-centered trumpet lessons with years of teaching experience. My goal is to help you to reach your goals with whatever you want to learn with the instrument, and also equip you with good instrument technique and general music theory knowledge. I have studied both classical and jazz music and played also pop, funk and other styles of music. I have recently graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. In addition to trumpet playing, I'm also a singer and composer. I would be more than happy to teach you what I know from these fields of activities. I hope to see you at my lessons! Kirsi
Sound (music) · Jazz music · Trumpet
Valeria - Amsterdam$46
Trusted teacher: I am a classical and baroque bassist. Graduated from Amsterdam Conservatory (Bachelor and Master ) With more than 15 years playing my instrument and 3 years of teaching young kids and people from all ages and levels! If you always wanted to learn the double bass is never to late to start!
Double bass · Music theory · Sound (music)
Xico Ribas - Amsterdam$53
Trusted teacher: Music is Play! and everyone is it's own game. Read, understand and make only the music you like. I think if it isn't fun, it can't be music:) I studied a classical piano bachelor, and later a jazz master and a live electronics master. In the meantime, I have been teaching music. It's longer than 9 years now! Most of my students learn piano. With the starter ones, I use my own system to equally help them grow all the needed skills: body consciousness (to avoid lesions or bad habits), music theory (including writing and reading) and improvisation. Usually most songs are made of melody, chords and rhythm. From there, I can help you understand how a song works, how is it written, how does it translate to the piano... and voilá! You'll know the song by heart, and will be able to play it a bit different every time, because you won't be following a set of pre-imposed instructions. You will understand how a small system (a song) works. This way of learning can be applied to any song, from any century or style. Understanding is key! Play Chopin, write rock songs, play Monk, Bill Evans, the Beatles, make a lo-fi beat, play Beethoven, play the Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Star Wars, play video game music, play salsa! bachata and make people dance, laugh or cry. Music is very powerful! PD: I have also experience imparting electronic music lessons in Ableton Live and Max MSP, which is now a very important part of my professional practice. In case you are interested, it is also possible to mix the two worlds and create a any kind of path between piano, synths, beats and home studio techniques. Ask me anything, I'll tell you how I could help!
Piano · Sound (music) · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Hallo! If you love cello, it is the right time to start learning! As a teacher with 10 years of experience I offer private lessons for all ages and all levels. I have learned my teaching skills from famous cello pedagogues from all over the world. I have experience in teaching to children as well as adults and I consider essential that we both have fun while learning such a wonderful thing as playing music! Lessons will be adapted to your needs and we will develop together your musicality and technical skills. Also possible to ask for academic support with the instrument, music theory or history. Lessons can be in English, Spanish, French and soon also in Dutch (working on it!). If you still don't have an instrument yourself, I can give some suggestions about where and how to find it - please don't doubt to contact me if interested! Hope to hear from you soon! Diana
Cello · Music theory lessons · Sound (music)
Trusted teacher: Lessons of music in all different ways through the brass instruments, mainly trumpet, with a teacher who gained his master degree in "Real Conservatorio Superior de música de Madrid" on classical music, and currently studying Jazz and modern music at "Conservatorium van Amsterdam" . Had collaborated with Jazz Concertgebouw Orchestra, Metropole Orkest, Bob Sands Big Band, Tina Turner the musical, and New Cool Collective between many more, and had lessons with teachers and artists such as Erik Veldkamp, Bob Sands, Bob Mintzer, Paul Ferguson, Enrique Rioja , Manuel Blanco, Gavor Tarkovi, and Alex Sipiagin, among many others. Technique, sound, play in a group, phrasing different styles from classical music to jazz passing through latin flamenco or pop; basic harmony and composition, how to record from a home studio set up, mixing basics, everything you need to know nowadays to be an all-arround versatile musician.
Trumpet · Jazz music · Sound (music)
Trusted teacher: Hello everyone who is interested in singing. (The lessons can also be done via an online Skype / Zoom call) Every level is welcome! singing is for young and old, with experience or without. During the singing lesson you are central and all time is taken for the development and growth of the voice. In the lesson we work on a song of your choice. Tips and techniques are used to work on the desired voice control.
Voice (music) · Sound (music) · Music teacher training
Trusted teacher: Wilt uw zoon of dochter, of uzelf, graag een instrument leren spelen? Ik geef dwarsfluitles en algemeen muziekleer aan kinderen en volwassenen van alle leeftijden en niveau’s! Afgestudeerd aan het Conservatorium van Amsterdam, actief in vele orkesten en ensembles in heel Europa en gepassioneerde leraar. Ik ben Italiaans and mijn naam is Bartolomeo! Would your son or your daughter, or you as well, like to learn to play an instrument? I teach flute and theory music to kids and adults of all ages and levels. I graduated from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam last year. I am very active in many orchestras and ensembles in the whole Europe and a very passionate music teacher. I am Italian and my name is Bartolomeo!
Transverse flute · Music theory lessons · Sound (music)
Alex - Amsterdam$50
Trusted teacher: My approach to teaching drums is focused on developing a strong understanding of rhythm in general and applying it on the drum set. I will customise my teaching approach to your needs, depending on the level of your playing and your musical desires. I'll give my best in each lesson to guide you step-by-step into becoming a better musician/drummer. You can learn about: - Polyrhythms - Groove - Technique - Macro & micro timing - Drum sounds for different genres/applications - Controlling dynamics between different limbs - Rhythm singing (konnakol) - Reading complex musical notations - Composing mathematically harmonious/inharmonious rhythms And much more... Starting from beginner, up to experienced drummers. I'm also giving rhythm lessons to non-drummers, just to anyone interested in getting to know more about the rhythmical concepts of South India - the most advanced rhythmic system on planet Earth!
Drums · Sound (music) · Music theory
Deniz - Amsterdam$26
Trusted teacher: Play your favorite pieces in real time together with a professional concert violinist to better understand and grasp the delicate nuances of violin performance. Be it online or in person. Group session is also possible. This session is only for those who are already able to play the instrument and able to play basically any piece from beginner to advanced.
Children's music · Violin · Sound (music)
Trusted teacher: I am specialized in giving flute, piccolo, recorder, panflute and saxophone lessons to both children and adults. I do this both privately and in the form of (short) courses during school hours or as an after-school activity at primary schools.
Sound (music) · Music theory · Children's music
Trusted teacher: I am a professionally trained teacher and flutist for almost two decades. My lessons are given in English, Spanish and (soon) Dutch. My teaching method is variable depending on the students' needs, but the goal is shared: to make a great musician and qualified flutist out of the pupil. I work on both technical and musical aspects from a (very) consciously prepared healthy and enjoyable perspective. Particular emphasis on having fun with the little ones! I pay special attention to creating a personalized education and experience for every one of my students. I also give some additional tools applicable to the flute playing which includes: Introduction to Yoga, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique and Body & Mind. All the basic theory is taught too. From among the required tools for my lessons are: a flute, score and books purchases when necessar. On occasion, I use digital tools like phone/tablet apps. I can teach in various places near or in the center of Amsterdam, or, depending on the need, I can move to pretty much wherever in The Netherlands. About the homework, I send it to the students on a weekly basis and encourage them to participate on competitions and summer music courses. As always, this is conditional on the pupil's stage. Students of all ages and levels are welcome to contact me for more information and/or any questions that may arise.
Music teacher training · Transverse flute · Sound (music)
Nina - Amsterdam$41
Trusted teacher: Hello, I am Nina from Amsterdam. After many requests from parents to give drum lessons for his or her children, I now have a studio to give drum lessons. Adults are of course also welcome! † I hope to be able to create lessons with you that match what you enjoy. The studio is located in Amsterdam - Schinkelbuurt with two professional drum kits and sound system. Another location in Amsterdam is the Q-Factory where I also give lessons. In addition, I can occasionally offer a lesson in Utrecht! If all this is too far or for some other reason not reachable, lessons at home and / or online are also possible! I play in several bands myself and I will be able to pass on the experience in different genres in the following techniques: - Creativity - Hand technique - Improvisation - Timing - Relaxed position - Drum notation - New fills - Grooves And of course play along to your favorite songs!
Drums · Sound (music) · Music theory
Olivier - Amsterdam$60
Trusted teacher: My lessons are for anyone who wants to delve into electronic music & sound design. As an experienced composer, producer and sound designer I specialize in applying my broad knowledge and experience in the field of music & technology. Most successful electronic musicians combine different skills, such as working with music production software and hardware, playing a keyboard, recording and mixing, but also music theory and composition techniques. Because as an electronic musician you often have to deal with different instruments & other sound sources, my lessons are also very suitable if you want to learn to design your own sounds, not only to make music, but also as sound effects for videos or games, for example. Just like in my own professional practice, I teach the different aspects of electronic music production: - sound design ('sound design'), both analogue and digital - synthesis - composition techniques - software for music production, so-called 'DAWs' such as Ableton Live - hardware - production: recording and mixing of audio - performance of electronic music It is also possible to learn more about (Western and non-Western) music theory and the history of (electronic) music. From my background as a sound designer for games & film, much of me can share knowledge and experience in this. In principle, my lessons are always adapted to the individual needs, knowledge and skills of the student. For the youngest, my approach is to introduce them to music and technology in a playful way. For this I use my own collection of musical instruments that I have collected over the years from all over the world, and which I link to technology.
Audio production · Sound (music) · Music composition
Trusted teacher: Lessons available online or in person for ages 5-95 through English Qualified music teacher with 4 years of experience No grades or tests just learning and enjoying playing your new instrument. Can also do group classes for siblings or friends etc
Music theory lessons · Children's music · Sound (music)
Trusted teacher: Hello, my name is Sola (age: 19)! I have been playing the cello since the age of 4 under professional cellists such as Marc Coppey and Vladan Koci. Although I am still young, I have had a lot of experience playing around the world (written below), which is why I can teach anyone at any level for a good price, while sharing my passion and enjoying lessons with students. My goal is to get to know the student well, and teach according to their specific needs, and ultimately make the student as passionate about making music as I am.
Cello · Children's music · Sound (music)
Trusted teacher: (English below) Hey, I am Josefien, a Belgian harpist living in Amsterdam. As a master student at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, I offer private harp lessons for young and old. I have experience in teaching and adapt the lessons as much as possible to the wishes of the student. When you first get acquainted with the harp, we start with the basic techniques linked to simple melodies. Advanced students are also welcome to expand their knowledge of the instrument and work together on new repertoire. Would you like to take a trial lesson or do you have further questions? Don't hesitate to contact me! I hope to see you then! Hi! My name is Josefien and I am a Belgian harpist, currently living in Amsterdam. I am completing my master studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and I have experience in teaching. I am offering private harp lessons, for both children and adult students at all levels. With beginner harpists we will focus on learning the fundamentals of the harp and cover the basic technique. With more advanced students we can work on new and more challenging repertoire together. Of course the lessons can be adapted to the wishes and needs of every student. Please do not hesitate to contact me regarding a lesson or any further questions! Looking forward meeting you!
Sound (music) · Harp
Even in fairly high profile scenarios, producing a realistic midi mockup of sampled instrument is nowadays a very helpful skill. It's not always possible to arrange recordings with real musicians, and at the same time we as composers want to showcase what we can do in the best way possible, and our clients will rightfully ask for the best quality despite the potential lack of budget. A wonderfully crafted piece of music can easily fall apart without proper knowledge of sample manipulation in this sense. Beside being a composer myself, I had the luck of working for years in studios that specialized in midi productions and sample library programming: I can teach you the software I write with (Cubase) and, more in general, how to get the best results out of your sample libraries, by manipulating them inside of Kontatk/Sine/Spitfire engine, or by advicing you on how to proper postproduce it. We can cover every stage of production, up to the basis of mixing and mastering.
Music composition · Computer generated music · Sound (music)
Learn to make music straight from the heart! Study music as a spiritual practice. It is one of the most valued factors in music all over the world, though also one of the least understood. (At least in the western world, if not anywhere.) Often deemed a kind of sub-talent "one just has or one doesn't", I am very certain it is something any musician can learn. I know because I found out how that works. The technique is easy to understand, but hard to master. Mastering in fact takes a lifetime. As it is in essence the art of improving oneself through the medium of music. A lifelong student myself, I have always found it hard to study music in any other way. Most things therefore I had to find out by myself while carving my own path, never really staying with any music teacher for long. No matter how skilled you currently are at making music, you can learn this if you feel the motivation to do so. In fact it can be an advantage not to much already. One main medium we use for training is improvisation. Which might be scary at first, but can become something very exciting very soon if you open yourself to it. Anyone can learn this! The methods used can also be applied to non-improvised music. They turn studying music into a spiritual practice and performing music into the sharing of spiritual energy with other people. Are you interested in making music from the heart? Are you open to accept my teachings as a hypothesis, to find out for yourself if it works for you? Depending on what you prefer we can also integrate a variation of other spiritual techniques into our lessons. Get in touch! Lessons can also be online or in person, we will talk about this during intake. Other times and dates than stated here might also be available, please contact me for further enquiries. Usually very flexible when it comes to time and location. *** Background: Musically I am experienced with a wide variety of instruments. I am active in other artistic disciplines. Please read my profile for more information. For the past 10 years or so I have had much spiritual training, living practically like a monk next to having a part time job, until quite recently. For more information about this, please also read my profile.
Religion & spirituality · Meditation · Sound (music)
Hello! I'm a graduating classical viola student at the Conservatory van Amsterdam. My goal is to help my students to express themselves through the instrument while developing their own musical creativity. In my teaching method, I like to find a personal approach for every new student of mine. I'm very friendly and open-minded in my teaching. I like to have a peaceful atmosphere during my lessons, so every student feels confident and relaxed. I'll be happy to introduce you to new compositions and musicians of your interest. I want my students to enjoy music and have fun with it rather than treat it as a science! I can teach classical and pop music, improvisation and help you practising orchestra and chamber music excerpts. I welcome everyone to have lessons with me, no matter what age or level you have. If you have any questions about my lessons, I'll be happy to answer them!
Violin · Viola · Sound (music)
Are you into music? Would you like to know how to play an instrument, maybe violin or viola?? That’s a very good choice! I’m Francisca, from Portugal, and I’m taking my bachelor in the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I started my music lessons when I was still a baby, going to music for babies lessons! Later, when I was three years old I was very interested in playing the violin and at six years old decided to change to viola! Having the opportunity to share my passion for music with someone will be something really grateful!!
Sound (music) · Violin · Viola
Trusted teacher: Mixing a recorded music is the art to connect musical ideas to emotions. Whether it is your music or someone else’s recordings, I’ll help you develop your skills in order to give the perfect “make up” to any song. But what exactly is Music Mixing Engineering? Imagine that you recorded drums, bass, keyboard, guitars and vocal. Now you have to put everything together and be able to listen to all the instruments with perfect sonic separation. You need to match the emotional intention of the composer to the emotions of the listener. The decision to make the voice louder or not, bring the guitars to attention only in a specific moment of the song, specify the type of reverberation and so many other decisions is the responsibility of the one working on the mix. I’ll teach you all the 7 main steps for every successful mix and work in-depth each of those according to your development or previous knowledge. I’ll fine tune the lessons specifically for your needs. We can work with your recordings, but if you don't have one, don't worry. I'll bring multi-tracks recordings of different genres for you to learn and practice along. Common Questions: - Do I need to be a musician to mix a music? Although it certainly helps, you don't need to know how to play any instrument. - I don't have monitors or an acoustically treated room, can I learn anyway? For sure yes. You can use headphone and simple speakers like the one from your notebook, for example. Once you'll understand the techniques and develop your hearing, you move to the next level. - Which software (DAW) should I use? If you're starting now, I recommend Reaper or Logic Pro. If you're already experienced, any DAW of your preference. Book now and start learning from beginner to Pro the art of mixing.
Sound (music) · Audio production · Audio recording
Music Production, Music Technology, Electronic music composition. Audio Recording and mixing. Learn how to use Logic Pro X, Ableton, Reaper etc. Depending on your level the lessons start from basic music technology principles to advanced music production techniques. Beginners: I can teach you about the types of microphones and how to use them (Audio Recording), introduce you to the basic audio equipment, and teach you how to use a Digital Audio Workstation (Audio mixing & Audio editing). Intermediate/Advanced: For advanced levels, we can focus on production and mixing techniques, special effects, composition, aesthetics, and adjust the lesson to your knowledge. Get in touch to discuss your needs, every lesson is personalized.
Sound (music) · Audio production · Music composition
The classical/contemporary pan flute has developed only in the last 20 years which concluded with composers writing for this instrument and educators to develop a teaching program. The instrument has been very famous in world music for centuries, therefore the oral transmission played and still plays an important role in teaching and developing the techniques of the instrument. I've been teaching the pan flute for 4 years and playing the instrument for more than 14 years with experience in different styles: folk, classic and contemporary My style is based on demonstration, involving the student in the process of understanding the techniques of the instrument as well as the reasons behind certain musical styles in order to help them achieve confidence and a better interpretation. I use most of the time the brainstorming strategy to help students generate questions and ideas and get creative like in improvising, writing their own melodies, etc. In matters of musical interpretation, I encourage experimenting with phrases, musical colors, rhythms, musical direction, and music analysis.
Sound (music) · Music theory · Singing
Trusted teacher: Offering drum lessons. If you're a complete beginner, don't worry I will take you through the whole process as I learned from my masters. If you are already advanced drummer and would like to learn more specific things I can offer you help with the drumming topics that you want to work on. I have studied at the Conservatory of Ljubljana and I am currently studying jazz at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I have knowledge of various music styles (jazz, rock, pop, hip hop, reggae, funk, improvised music, metal). I offer online or lessons in person in the centre of Amsterdam. We can also have lessons at your location.
Drums · Jazz music · Sound (music)