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PIANO LESSONS: What about learning how to play the piano?

Piano, the instrument used by the romantics to make their most beautiful music, but also by the most experimental and modern composers to create their amazing music. Isn't it a great instrument to play?

With more than 5 years of experience teaching in music schools and 8 years as a private piano teacher, I developed an efficient and "fun"-focusing way to teach how to play the instrument. Every student is different, so also the way to play and learn shall be different, which makes every single lesson special and rewarding.

I also offer the possibility of teaching in groups: if you want to know more about this option.
I hope I become the teacher you want and need!

Extra information

No need to buy any materials (like books) for the lessons. All of them will be provided by me.

Location

At teacher's location: Hofgeest, Amsterdam, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Dijkstraatje, Enkhuizen, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

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:

30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Spanish, Galician, Portuguese, French

About Me

Iago (1992. Rianxo, Spain) is a professional composer, pianist and conductor specialized in experimental, electronic music and modern ópera.

With a strong background in piano performing (bachelor achieved at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de A Coruña), and a master degree in music composition and contemporary music conducting (master achieved in the Conservatorium Maastricht with Vykintas Baltakas as his mentor), he has developed his very own way of creating and performing music, which allowed him to get one of the most difficult scholarships awarded by the SGAE Foundation (Spain), in 2017, to further study his master degree in prestigious international music institutions. Only 2 composers (including Iago himself) got the scholarship that year.

Iago has collaborated in several music festivals in Spain and the Netherlands, being the most recent the premiere of his project “Sferas…” (for piano, guzheng & electronics) during the “Xornadas de Música Contemporánea de Santiago de Compostela” (Galicia, Spain), and his music and arrangements have been performed in several countries: Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Belgium and Japan.

After the premiere of his ópera “Cidade sen luz” in Maastricht, during the M4 Music Theatre Festival, he is currently developing his own modern ópera studio: the Póppera. A company meant to create and develop new ópera productions, focusing in the multimedia elements (digital design, electronic music, etc.). In the same time, he keeps teaching piano & keyboard in the city of Amsterdam, with more than 9 years of professional teaching experience.

Education

Master on Music Composition - Conservatorium Maastricht
Certificate on Contemporary Music Conducting - Conservatorium Maastricht
Master on Cultural Services: Management of the Cultural Property - University of Santiago de Compostela
Bachelor on Piano Performance - Conservatorio Superior de Música de A Coruña

Experience / Qualifications

9 years as private teacher
5 years teaching at the Escola de Música de Rianxo
2 years teaching at Asociación Músico Cultural "Solfa (Santiago de Compostela)

Granted by the SGAE Foundation (Spanish "General Society of Authors and Publishers")

Courses and masterclasses:
Several courses and masterclasses with prestigious musicians.
-Piano: Katia Veekman, Andrej Pikul, Ivan Klansky, Iván Citera, Haruna Takebe...
-Composition: Toshio Hosokawa, Ramón Lazkano, Vykintas Baltakas, Andrés Valero-Castells...
-Conducting: Vykintas Baltakas, David Fiúza, Jan Cober...

Reviews (1)

Fantastic teacher, explains things in easy-to-understand language and tailors lessons to my goals.
Leading a group of musicians. Conducting is a necessary part of every performance with an orchestra, a wind band, opera performances, a choir and even smaller groups. Would you like to grab the baton? I'm a specialist in the conducting of Contemporary Music, which requires a deep knowledge of the music and how it works. I can teach any interested student how to conduct any kind of group: do you want to become the conductor of your local wind band? Are you planning to start your own small orchestra and you want to know how to conduct it? We can work together on that, so you will learn, gradually, how to deal with all the required things to lead any group: the musical part itself, but also the group psychology, management, etc. Join this class and enjoy of making music!
It’s time to write those musical ideas you have in mind! I’m Iago: pianist, composer, and conductor. With more than 9 years of teaching experience, I can help you, your children, family or friends to learn how to write all the musical ideas you have and want to share. About me? I’m a professional composer (experimental music and opera) with a master's degree from the Conservatorium Maastricht under the guidance of Vykintas Baltakas. I’m also a piano performer specialized in contemporary music (piano and electronic music, why not?), and I’m also running my own multimedia ópera company in the Netherlands. I’ve been teaching for 9 years, which allowed me to notice how important it is to adapt all the lessons to the students. Teaching music is my passion, so my teaching way is not just superficial. About the lessons? The lessons are planned to be as practical as possible and always adapted to the music taste of every student. The development of the lessons goes through different musical elements: harmony, structure, rhythm, new technologies, etc. The main core of this course is being able to write several pieces with different instruments and tools.

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