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Music Composition. Learn all about song writing, rhythm, arrangement, instrumentation, structure and production.

I specialise in writing and composing music for all levels. The student will need to have a music programme such as Logic or Ableton in order to be able to take this class.

The topics we will cover are:
Structure and arrangment.
Rhythm.
Harmony.
Advanced Harmony.
Bass Lines.
Lyrics.
Instrumentation.
Arrangement.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Archway, United Kingdom
At teacher's location: Alexandra Road, London, UK

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General info

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:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, German, French, Portuguese

About Me

Teaching is a great responsibility and honour. The idea is to create a relaxed and inspirational learning environment. I have over 20 years teaching experience as well as 25 years in the music business as a writer, producer and instrumentalist. Apart from learning to play the guitar, I also encourage the student to be creative with what they are learning and write their own ideas and come up with original compositions. Learning an instrument is about allowing your inner creativity to flow. It is all about enjoyment, meditation, focus, therapy and creativity.

Education

I have 9 'O' levels (GCSE's) and 3 'A' Levels.
I have a degree in Art History and French from the University of Sussex.
I have been studying Shaolin Kung Fu for the last 10 years.

Experience / Qualifications

20 years teaching experience.
I teach a music composition module for a degree course at Point Blank Music School.
I have released 10 albums over the last 20 years.
Grade 6 Guitar
Grade 4 Piano

Reviews (6)

I had a valuable lesson with chris. I have been playing for 4 years. He was very knowledgable in the areas of composition I was interested in and was able to identify how I should improve.
My first lesson with Chris was very good - he quickly assessed my level and technique and provided some good exercises to work out. Chris is experienced and has a nice style as a teacher.
Every good advice on what a young student may want to learn.
My son Jeremy loves his guitar lessons with Chris. He practices 20 mins 5 days a week and always looks forward to the lessons. We think the best of Chris.
Amazing!
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Learn to play piano and read music. Beginners welcome! All styles from classical, jazz, latin and rock music covered. If the student requires, we will be looking at sight reading, music theory and composition in terms of using and applying scales to create chords and melodies.
I specialise in teaching guitar for all levels. Beginners are very welcome. My main aim is to get the students to enjoy playing and from there we can start to get deeper into theory, composition, improvisation and song writing. I also specialise in Brazilian guitar if that is anyone's passion.

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  • Instructor since June 2020
  • 1 repeat student
  • Phone number verified

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Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


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