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French Horn (modern / historical) and Music Theory with professional

Hello ! I am French historical and modern horn player based in The Hague. I play Horn since I was 4 years old and I have two Master degrees in modern horn and in natural horn. I offer you lessons on modern AND historical instruments, as well as music theory. I work with all ages, all levels, all objectives, and I can even work with other brass. If you want to discover the instrument or perfect it, if you need theory support or practice help, I will adapt my methods to your needs to offer you a quality musical time ! I teach children and adults since 2017, and I truly love leading people in their way to an enjoyable, musical and informed brass playing.
My lessons include warmups, technique, working on pieces of various repertoire, playing in duo with me and more. For music theory, I like to come up with playful exercises of my own according to the student's needs and level.
Horns are so fun !! Discover new instruments, sounds, techniques and styles.

Extra information

My weeks are very different from one to another. I am very flexible, I will do my best to give you regular lessons if needed. I plan lessons one after another. I can provide students with sheet music, methods, recordings, tools and even horns from the late XVIIIth century to our days (always under my supervision). I give online lessons and group lessons as well. I teach in The Hague and its surroundings. It would be nice for the student to have his/her own instrument.
Corona-rules : face-to-face lessons are possible but distance will be kept as much as possible between the student and myself. Please bring hand sanitizer and use it.

Location

At teacher's location: van der Kunstraat, 2521 AV Den Haag, Netherlands
At teacher's location: Muziek als Vak, Juliana van Stolberglaan, The Hague, Netherlands
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
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
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, French

About Me

I come from Avignon, France and can speak fluent English and a bit of German. I started Horn when I was 4 years old, and played it with passion ever since. I am a very sensitive, artistic and joyful person, willing to share my skills and knowledge. I also enjoy teaching my own language as well as piano and guitar for beginners. I always adapt my teaching and methods to the needs of the student. Teaching is so humanly rewarding to me !
I can teach either at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, my place, at the student's place or online depending on the nature of the lesson. French lessons can take place outside at a cafe or in a library.

Education

- 2020 : Master of Early Music (Historical Horn), Royal Conservatory of The Hague
- 2018 : Master of Arts in Music (Modern Horn), Lausanne's Highschool of Music
- 2015 : Bachelor of Arts in Music (Modern Horn), Lausanne' Highschool of Music

Experience / Qualifications

- Years of playing in orchestras, chamber music or as soloist
- Teaching children and adults privately since 2017
- collection of historical instruments from the late XVIIIth century to present days
- Horn, French, piano and guitar

Reviews (9)

Nicolas has a friendly approach in his horn teaching backed by his high professional standard with very good ears. His feedback is to the point and focused on building up in small steps for long term improvements. His lesson on resuming practice after a break was very useful, which I’m sure will benefit me repeatedly in future. He also very kindly helped me look for a mouthpiece and instrument, which again was very useful. If/when face to face becomes possible, I’d love to get lessons on historical horn from him!
Nicolas is very nice teacher. He focuses on the foundation of piano playing and gives helpful suggestions of where we need to work on currently and how. He also sends exercises according to my level right after the lesson.
Nicolas is an ecellent French teacher with an (linguistic) eye for detail. He uses the surroundings to make our class a relevant experience for me, so that I get to practice French for daily use. He also takes the time to explain the vocabulary and grammar until it makes sense and I can use it in my conversations. All in all, Nicolas is a patient and dedicated French teacher that I would highly recommend!
Nicolas is a fantastic French teacher, very patient and makes the lesson fun for my daughter.
Nicolas is very pedagogical. My 5-year-old daughter loves her kindness and patience. Simple and accessible exercises, it progresses quickly.
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Hello ! I am a French professional musician holding 2 Master degrees in music. Have you always wanted to start playing piano ? Or are you looking for a teacher for your child ? You knocked on the right door. I offer you or your kids a playful and progressive introduction to piano and general music ! Start with simple exercises and theory, play in duo with me, learn the basics very easily and enjoy yourself ! I work with several methods and etude books which will develop your playing skills quickly, learning how to read music, training both hands separately then together, etc. Piano is fun, piano is easy, and I love working with children ! Shall we have a go ?
Hello ! I am a French professional musician holding 2 Master degrees in music. Have you always wanted to start playing guitar ? Or are you looking for a teacher for your child ? You knocked on the right door. I offer you or your kids a playful and progressive introduction to guitar and general music ! Start with simple exercises and theory, play in duo with me, learn the basics very easily and enjoy yourself ! I work with a method which will develop your playing skills quickly, learning how to read music and tablature, training your fingers on both hands separately then together, etc. Learn how to play your favourite songs ! Guitar is fun, guitar is easy, and I love working with children ! Shall we have a go ?
Bonjour! I am a french student from Avignon. Have you ever wanted to learn French? Or do you wish to perfect your skills, to practice your conversation? Do you need school support? I offer you private lessons in The Hague! For all ages and levels, all objectives, I will adapt my methods to your needs to give you a nice french experience! The first meeting usually is an assessment of the student's initial abilities, so that we can decide together of the needs and methods required. My lessons are based on personalized and playful exercises; they address listening, writing, reading, speaking, vocabulary and grammar. French is such a beautiful and fun language! You will love it.

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  • Instructor since November 2018
  • 6 repeat students
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