FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
Trusted teacher
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from30.04GBP/ h

Guitar and Music Theory Lessons by a Qualified and Experienced Teacher

I specialize in teaching about Music and how to play the Guitar.
In class, I always make the effort of understanding what are the goals and interests of all students, as well as their own skills. This way we can address the issues at hand more effectively and make sure the student never loses his/her interest and focus in music and his/her instrument. I believe that an honest and friendly relationship between teacher and student is essential for this exchange of ideas to happen more clearly and fluently, and so I do my best to make everyone feel comfortable enough to share their own thoughts freely.
I offer good and personalized classes. This means that there will special care with your interest in music and guitar, all basic skills will be worked upon and strengthened, all specific requests and ideas will be addressed, both improvisation and interpretation can be developed and exploring potential, achieving goals and having fun are main priorities.
Come and enjoy learning more about Music and Guitar!!

Extra information

Bring your own instrument if possible.

Location

At teacher's location: Lutherse Burgwal
At student's location: Around Antwerp, Belgium
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands
Online via webcam

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

General info

Skills:
Guitar:
Acoustic, Blues, Electric, Folk, Heavy metal, Indie & alternative, Jazz, Jazz manouche, Pop, Punk, Rock, Song & varieties
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:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Portuguese

About Me

My name is Gonçalo, I’m a young Portuguese musician living in Den Haag.
I explore several types of music such as alternative punk/rock, post-rock, contemporary jazz, improvised music, folk/singer-songwriter, etc.
What I love about the process of making and performing music are the endless possibilities that exist well within the grasp of anyone who really attempts to understand them. Not only this but, while understanding them, still wanting to create an interesting and unique voice and being able to reach the level of focus and entertainment (both at an intellectual and emotional level) that has the potential to “elevate” our minds and personalities. Basically, Music is true fun and entertainment.
The guitar is, for me, one of the most interesting vehicles for musical expression, given that it has immense sonic possibilities and continuously gives us, in so many ways, some of the most memorable, powerful and fun musical moments.
Teaching is for me one of the most intellectually engaging ways to pass on the knowledge I’ve gathered, while still learning from the students themselves. As I’ve mentioned, one of the things I find most important and interesting about music is the creation of a unique voice. The creation of this unique sound allows us to manifest our own interests and ideas about music and life in general in our playing and enjoyment of music. It is through this very attitude that I get to learn from the students and their personalities, and I believe that it is also something that makes students engage more with their own ideas and perceptions, which in turn makes them progress more.

Education

I completed the Jazz Guitar Bachelor's Degree at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague and studied with teachers such as: Eef Albers, Wim Bronnenberg, John Ruocco Patrick Schenkius, Henk Huizinga, Johan van Kreij.
I completed the Jazz and Modern Music Bachelor's Degree at the Lusíada University of Lisbon and studied with teachers like; Ricardo Pinheiro, André Fernandes, Demian Cabaud, Mário Delgado, Vasco Mendonça, Gonçalo Marques, Desidério Lázaro.
I attended masterclasses from renowned artists such as: Lage Lund, Jeff Ballard, Enrico Pieranunzi, Joey Baron, Erik Ineke, Rory Stuart,Perico Sambeat, Guillermo Klein, Ohad Talmor, Dan Weiss, Miles Okazaki, David Doruzka, Matt Renzi, José Mário Branco, Carlos Bica, Frank Mobus, Jim Black, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dave Holland.
Had some awards such as:
- The award for “Best Combo of Portuguese Music Universities and Higher Education Schools” in Jazz Fest of São Luiz, Lisbon;
- The Merit Award from Lusíada University of Lisbon consisting on fully-paid tuition for the 2nd and 3rd years of the Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz and Modern Music.

Experience / Qualifications

I give private guitar lessons to several students of different ages and levels.
I work(ed) as a freelancer and with several groups such as:
- Audio-visual project "Flowers/Ghosts & Echoes" with whom I released an album called "Drift Flux Change";
- Post-rock band "Then They Flew", with whom I recorded and released an album called "Stable as the Earth Stops Spinning";
- Comtemporary jazz group "Broken Circuits";
- and several others...
I’ve played in several venues like the Hot Club and São Luiz Theater in Lisbon, Korzo Theater in The Hague, WORM in Rotterdam, La Conserve in Leuven, and others.

Reviews (7)

Gonçalo is an understanding and easygoing instructor, attentive to what the student wants to learn. Highly recommended!
I've done my first lesson with Gonçalo and I'm very happy with how it went. Gonçalo is very knowledgeable, tried to understand my goals and quickly started working on something that I can use right away to practice and get better at guitar. I'm looking forward to the next lesson to review my progress and continue working on it.
A very good teacher with a lot of experience in teaching. He explains everything step by step. If I didn't understand something, he always breaks it into smaller steps and lets me practice until I get it. I will totally recommend Goncalo for beginners or also to someone who wants to get better at playing Guitar.
A very friendly teacher that as put me at easy with the guitar. Nice why of teaching by asking the student what he likes regarding music and starting from there.
Gonçalo is a very good teacher. He listens carefully the needs of the student in order to provide the best tips and guidance. I strongly recommend him!
...

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Gonçalo will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00  Saturday at 7:00  Sunday at 7:00
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00  Saturday at 8:00  Sunday at 8:00
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00  Saturday at 9:00  Sunday at 9:00
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00  Saturday at 10:00  Sunday at 10:00
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00  Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00  Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00  Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00  Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00  Saturday at 15:00  Sunday at 15:00
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00  Saturday at 16:00  Sunday at 16:00
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00  Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00  Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00  Friday at 19:00  Saturday at 19:00  Sunday at 19:00
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00  Friday at 20:00  Saturday at 20:00  Sunday at 20:00
21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00  Friday at 21:00  Saturday at 21:00  Sunday at 21:00
22  Monday at 22:00  Tuesday at 22:00  Wednesday at 22:00  Thursday at 22:00  Friday at 22:00  Saturday at 22:00  Sunday at 22:00
23  Monday at 23:00  Tuesday at 23:00  Wednesday at 23:00  Thursday at 23:00  Friday at 23:00  Saturday at 23:00  Sunday at 23:00
from £30.04At teacher's location
from £30.04Online via webcam
from £30.04At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since December 2018
  • 14 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7  Monday at 7:00  Tuesday at 7:00  Wednesday at 7:00  Thursday at 7:00  Friday at 7:00  Saturday at 7:00  Sunday at 7:00
8  Monday at 8:00  Tuesday at 8:00  Wednesday at 8:00  Thursday at 8:00  Friday at 8:00  Saturday at 8:00  Sunday at 8:00
9  Monday at 9:00  Tuesday at 9:00  Wednesday at 9:00  Thursday at 9:00  Friday at 9:00  Saturday at 9:00  Sunday at 9:00
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00  Wednesday at 10:00  Thursday at 10:00  Friday at 10:00  Saturday at 10:00  Sunday at 10:00
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00  Wednesday at 11:00  Thursday at 11:00  Friday at 11:00  Saturday at 11:00  Sunday at 11:00
12  Monday at 12:00  Tuesday at 12:00  Wednesday at 12:00  Thursday at 12:00  Friday at 12:00  Saturday at 12:00  Sunday at 12:00
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00  Wednesday at 13:00  Thursday at 13:00  Friday at 13:00  Saturday at 13:00  Sunday at 13:00
14  Monday at 14:00  Tuesday at 14:00  Wednesday at 14:00  Thursday at 14:00  Friday at 14:00  Saturday at 14:00  Sunday at 14:00
15  Monday at 15:00  Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00  Friday at 15:00  Saturday at 15:00  Sunday at 15:00
16  Monday at 16:00  Tuesday at 16:00  Wednesday at 16:00  Thursday at 16:00  Friday at 16:00  Saturday at 16:00  Sunday at 16:00
17  Monday at 17:00  Tuesday at 17:00  Wednesday at 17:00  Thursday at 17:00  Friday at 17:00  Saturday at 17:00  Sunday at 17:00
18  Monday at 18:00  Tuesday at 18:00  Wednesday at 18:00  Thursday at 18:00  Friday at 18:00  Saturday at 18:00  Sunday at 18:00
19  Monday at 19:00  Tuesday at 19:00  Wednesday at 19:00  Thursday at 19:00  Friday at 19:00  Saturday at 19:00  Sunday at 19:00
20  Monday at 20:00  Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00  Friday at 20:00  Saturday at 20:00  Sunday at 20:00
21  Monday at 21:00  Tuesday at 21:00  Wednesday at 21:00  Thursday at 21:00  Friday at 21:00  Saturday at 21:00  Sunday at 21:00
22  Monday at 22:00  Tuesday at 22:00  Wednesday at 22:00  Thursday at 22:00  Friday at 22:00  Saturday at 22:00  Sunday at 22:00
23  Monday at 23:00  Tuesday at 23:00  Wednesday at 23:00  Thursday at 23:00  Friday at 23:00  Saturday at 23:00  Sunday at 23:00
from £30.04At teacher's location
from £30.04Online via webcam
from £30.04At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share


João
Music Composition and Music Production. Learn how to develop your ideas.
I have a master degree in music composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. I have been working in music composition for 10 year. This is a class where you are going to learn how to work with your own composition ideas as well get acquaintance to new composition tools and approach. This is open for different types of music approach: - contemporary classical music - electronic music production/Ableton (any style you want) - Music for Cinema (theory and how to do mockups with samples) -Generative Music (Using max/msp and reaktor)

Beatriz
Music and cello lessons in Antwerp - All levels and all ages.
Hello! My name is Beatriz. I am a Spanish cellist and I have just finished my Master Studies at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. Would you like to learn to play the cello? Do you want to improve your technique? Do you love music and you want to enjoy it as an amateur? It's time to prepare for auditions?. The lessons are adapted depending on your level and your goals. I love teaching and I have 10 years of experience teaching children and adults. Feel free to ask for more info. Let's do some music together!

Anna
Cellolesses, viola da gamba lessons, music theory lessons
I am a Hungarian cellist, and came to the Netherlands 6 years ago, to study early music, so I play the baroque cello and the viola da gamba as well. I have 6 years of experience teaching music and Hungarian. I've worked with children in private lessons, in music schools and in primary schools. I offer: - cello lessons for any level, for children and adults - viola da gamba lessons - introduction to the world of music (music theory, piano introduction) - individual lessons - group lessons (up to 4 children)

Armando
Modern Guitar (Blues, funk, Jazz) lessons proposal
Course proposal Blues Guitar, by Keith Wyatt ed. Musician Institute From the origin of Chicago to most complex jazz Blues, 15 units of progressive difficulty suitable for any guitar from basic level. Included transcription of J. Hendrix, S. R. Vaughan, A. King, E. Clapton. Funky Guitar by Ross Bolton ed. Musician Institute Thecniques in this class, divided in 10 units, are relate to traditional old “school”funk guitar playing and the groove guitar. Developing funk skills will make the student a better overall rhythm guitarist and generally it will improve the time feel. Transcription from JB's,Parliament, Funkadelic, Sly and the family stones, Fela Kuti Jazz Guitar Thecniques in this class are related to jazz repertoiore history and vocabulary. This course is suitable for intermediate/advanced guitarist who want to go deeper in the knowledge of the jazz guitar tradition. Studying materials are taken from 10years period lessons had with: R Cecchetto, F. Cerri G. Monteforte, R. Bianchi, C.de cicco. Books from S. Henderson, “Jazz guitar chord system the essential guide to jazz chord voicings and Substitutions”, ed Hal Leonard corp. and M. Goodrick”The advanced guitar player”

Alfian and Kanako
Music, Cello, Piano, Theory, Composition, Improvisation, Arrangement, Conducting
We (Alfian Emir and Kanako) are both musicians living in The Hague who loves education. Since 2013, we have been together teaching. Lessons we give are cello (Alfian), piano (Kanako), theory (both), composition (both), arrangement (both), cello improvisation (Alfian), cello jazz (Alfian), conducting (Kanako). Alfian Emir is an Indonesian cellist and composer who is currently studying for Masters in the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. His musical activities includes playing chamber music, solos, and extra-classical music such as jazz, rock and pop. In The Netherlands, he has been involved in many occasions and festivals such as International Zutphen Cello Festival, Festival Dag In De Branding, Jazz in de Gracht, Gaudeamus Music Festival etc. Kanako Abe is a Japanese professional conductor, pianist, composer who lived for many years in Paris and graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Superior de Music et Danse a Paris. Currently she is studying for her Masters Conducting in Fontys Tilburg with Maestro Jac van Steen. She had been working for many years in the conservatoire as a teacher. Conducted many professional orchestras throughout Europe, Asia and America. Alfian and Kanako won major prizes in chamber music competition in The Netherlands this year such as Asten Classic Award and Willem Twee Chamber Music Contest in Den Bosch.

Anna
Violin and theory lessons for beginners and intermidate in any age
Would you like to learn some music? I’m a Master student at Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. I come from Poland and I have been playing violin since 16 years. I have some experience with teaching both kids and adults. Music is my passion and I would like to share it with the others.

Maya
Composition Lesson for children and adults in Amstrdam
Composition lessons are for anyone who wishes to compose music, for any instrument, emsemble and/or electronics music. My teaching method combines various approaches and styles, supporting practice with theoretical knowledge, and most important developing creativity and helping the student in making their imagionary visions come real. For each student a different palate of tools is offered, according to the student's musical wishes and ambitions. I teach the basis of western-music composition - theory, harmony, counterpoint, score-reading, solfege, rhythm, analysis and more. Further I suggest broad overview of world, jazz, pop, new/contemporary music, various styles in electronic music (popular and experimental), improvisatory compositions, graphic notation, text and game pieces, music for theater, film and dance and interdicsiplinary works which combine music with other art fields.

Patricia
Violin Lessons, Piano Lessons and Harpsichord Lessons
Do you want to play the violin, piano or harpsichord? I am a professional harpsichordist, concert performer a​nd teacher based in The Hague who was working in a Conservatory and many music schools during the studies. We can make a flexible schedule depending on your plans.

Amalia
Classical Guitar Lessons for beginners and intermediate players
I've been teaching for more than six years now and I managed to come up with an easy and approachable method for anyone who wants to learn the ways of this beautiful instrument. I started playing the guitar at the age of twelve years old, thru high school and that eventually led me to the National Conservatory of Bucharest, Romania, where I refined my playing and begun teaching. I am gonna encourage you every step of the way with much needed advice on the right technique, score reading, so that you quickly gain confidence in your playing. I put a high importance on technique and theory because these two aspect, as well as your daily practice, are what will make you have fast progress and thus loads of fun along the way.

Nuno
Music theory for beginners and advanced students in The Hague
(English below) You can choose one or both of the following subjects: Harmony (chords / scales, tonalities / progressions, modulations, etc.) and / or Solfège (rhythm / auditory skills, pitch / sight reading, score writing, etc.) The method I use also has an online audio (play-along), so you can play/sing the pieces at home with the accompaniment-online audio: Classical and/or Pop/Jazz, etc. In any case, fun is paramount and the lessons are for all levels and ages. Online lessons are also possible via Skype, Zoom or Face Time! English: You can choose one or both of the following subjects: Harmony (chord / scales, tonalities / progressions, modulations, etc.) and / or Solfège (rhythm / aural skills, pitch / sight-reading, writing scores ...) The method I use also has an online audio (play along), so you can also practice in your house, play/sing along with the online audio: Classical and/or Jazz music theory; In any case, fun is paramount! The lessons are for all ages / levels and are taught in English, Spanish, Catalan or Portuguese. Online lessons are also possible via Skype, Zoom or Face Time!

Joel
Piano Lessons for Beginners and Amateurs. Classical, Pop, Improvisation and Own Compositions.
I am a professional classical pianist, accompanist, singer, and composer with a Bachelor's Degree from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, currently following my master's studies at the Royal Conservatorium in the Hague. For 5 years, I have been teaching students of all levels between 7 and 60 years old. Lessons are based on your level, interests, and goals. Together we can find out if you are keener on classical repertoire, or if you want to play your favorite pop-music, some beautiful soundtrack from a movie you like or compose/improvise new pieces. With my experience in teaching diverse genres, I will help you explore the music that you like. The central pillars I always work with are technique and creativity, which are much more connected than you would expect! While we advance, I also introduce the basics (or more deeply, if you are interested) of music theory to learn to communicate with each other in musical terms (chords, keys, score reading, etc.). And above all, the goal is to enjoy and have fun!

Nikos
Ukulele lessons (chords, scales, fingerings, listening)
Learn scales and chords positions that will give you the freedom to move on the instrument as you please. Find out how to figure out your favourite songs and play along with your favourite records. Listening is a very important part of music that can help you be the player you want to be.

Kapka
Piano lessons, theory, solfeggio, basic musical analysis
The focus in piano teaching is on technique, interpretation and theory for the advanced. These elements are included in a playful way with beginners. The attention in this process is focused on the individual specific wishes of the student.

Eva Calvo
Private guitar lessons. At home or at my house. Adapted to any level and age
I am Eva Calvo, a professional Spanish guitarist. This year I start my master's studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. I offer private guitar lessons for children, adults, beginner level and advanced level. -Spanish English -Flexible schedule -Classes adapted and personalized to the level of each student -Both hand technique, chords, strums, arpeggios, scales, songs that you would like to learn and much more. If you are interested, send me a message to receive more information.

Silvia Escamilla
Classical Guitar Lessons. All Levels. From beginners to professional players.
Are you looking for a professional guitar teacher in The Hague? In the individual lessons I will encourage the confidence in your playing by: - improving the score reading - developing a proper and correct technique - giving the necessary importance to music theory - enjoying making music :) In this way, you will have a fast and rewarding progress.