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Teacher of saxophone performance, music theory (including harmony and counterpoint) and music composition

I have instructed students of different age groups in saxophone performance and music theory (including counterpoint, harmony and composition) up until university level, in Spain and the UK. After graduating from Cambridge with a double starred first, taking into consideration my academic results and teaching experience, I have also been selected for inclusion in the Supervisor Registry to teach counterpoint and harmony papers. My approach to lessons is very flexible, and I always try to adapt to the needs and qualities of each student. I believe that communication is essential, and at the beginning of each lesson I ask my students if they found my recommendations from the previous lesson helpful and how they see their progress. After this spoken introduction, we proceed to work on some warm-up and technical exercises. Then, we play some studies and pieces, or go over some music theory exercises, trying to apply the advice from the previous lesson and make further improvements. Finally, we conclude the lesson with a summary, listing the main key points and suggestions and comparing our experience to the previous lessons, trying to find a clear sense of progression and a coherent line of work towards a certain goal. This teleological mindset occupies a central position in my methodology, and I always encourage my students to look ahead and plan a series of stimulating events or challenges to look foward to, such as a concert, a recital, a presentation or an exam.

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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
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The class is taught in:English, Spanish, French

About Me

Hi! I am a Spanish saxophonist and composer based in the UK. I recently graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Double Starred First in Music, and I am currently studying a Masters in Composition for the Screen at the Royal College of Music. As a result of my academic qualifications, I have recently been added to the Supervisor Register at Cambridge and will be teaching two papers in Music Theory (Harmony and Counterpoint) for university students. I have more than four years of tutoring experience and have taught both saxophone and music theory (including harmony and counterpoint). My approach to teaching is flexible, and I try to adapt my teaching method to the student's needs and personal goals.

Education

A levels at Chetham's School of Music in Music, Maths, French and Spanish (A*A*A*A)
University of Cambridge (BA, Double Starred First)
Royal College of Music (Masters in Composition for the Screen)

Experience / Qualifications

Double Starred First at Cambridge
Passed LTCL Saxophone Diploma with Distinction
Over four years of tutoring experience

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