FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
Trusted teacher
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from31.10GBP/ h

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

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

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 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.
One lesson only so far, but our son is eager to have another as soon as possible. What else should I ask for ?
...
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.
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 ?

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Nicolas 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              
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              
22              
23              
from £31.10At teacher's location
from £31.10Online via webcam
from £31.10At 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 November 2018
  • 7 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
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              
22              
23              
from £31.10At teacher's location
from £31.10Online via webcam
from £31.10At 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

   LinkedIn   

4 friends on Apprentus


João
Piano lessons, Music Theory for children and adults
I am composer/pianist with a master degree in composition at the Royal Conservatoire Den Haag. Im offering piano lessons as well as Music Theory. I am complete aware of the handicaps of music in general and for that purpose I find out a way to cover all the subject in stimulant way. Learn as you please!! My view is: -no pressure but discipline -discipline with fun This is open for every age special for children (I develop a way to easy stimulate children when it comes to learn music).

Goncalo
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!!

Roberto
SINGING (POP, JAZZ, OPERA) - sls method - cvt method
DEVELOPING POTENTIAL AND PERSONALITY During the years Roberto has learned modern techniques such as the Slech (Speech Level Singing), VoiceCraft and CvT (Complete Vocal Technique). Roberto: “I strongly believe that a good teacher is the one who can bring out and develop the potential and personality of the student without locking him in books, notions and unnecessary mental cages, traps in which it is very easy to fall”. Graduated in classical music as bass-baritone, he worked for 10 years as a soloist and chorister in many productions and with internationally renowned conductors. He attended the last year in vocal jazz at the Royal Conservatoire of Den Haag and regularly performed with Big bands as a crooner and in parallel, as a singer-songwriter, in his Italian pop-swing project. He has an album published in 2018 “Senza Troppo Rumore” and a long experience as a teacher of singing (opera, jazz, pop), solfeggio, harmony, ear training, music theory and guitar. Google him to check more about his work, style and the long artistic collaborations he had.

Armando
Music Lesson (Trombone and Brass, Guitar, Piano, Theory, Improvising)
This class is for aspriring musicians who aim to be professional and go deep in details about their preparation or just for passionated people interested about how to gain music knowledge. Music is one. there's no differences between its styles. Learning it means learning about yourself, your strenghts and weaknesses and taking from its peculiarity, like improvisation, time feel,resonance and intonation, new tools and suggestions to face everyday life.

Imanol
Piano lessons in The Hague. All ages and flexible schedule!
Are you looking for a professional piano teacher in The Hague? I am a professional classical pianist with extensive experience with many children, young and adult people. I create a personal plan depending on your time, your level, and the style. The individual lesson includes: -A nice Grand piano room in the city center. (it is also possible in your piano) -All musical scores, audios, and books. -Personal method and a friendly enviroment.

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.

Sandra
Private Clarinet Lessons in The Hague Area (all levels)
With experience teaching students of all ages, Sandra Pérez is an acclaimed clarinet player who will help you achieve your musical goals -whether it may be just getting acquainted with the clarinet or if you are already looking to pursue higher education. Can't read music? No problem! Complementary music theory and music history are part of the class as needed.

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)

Sara
Pianoles, music theory, violin lessons, making music together. For everyone
Dear student, I am a piano teacher for 2 years. Three years ago I did my Bachelor degree in the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. In my practice I worked with different ages, from 6 to 73. Twice a year I organize a concert for my students. I love and enjoy teaching and developing together with my students! For children I work with the following books: 1. Piano Adventures by Nancy and Randall Faber 2. Hal Leonard piano books by Barbara Kreader, Fred Kern For adults I work with the following books: 1. Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-one course. 2. Adult Piano Adventure All-in-one course. I am excited to work together!

Mario
Theory of music ABRSM or TRINITY Syllabus, valid for all ages and levels of experience (beginners-advanced)
Theory of music following the ABRSM or Trinity Syllabus, up to the student. Valid for entering graded exams with the mentioned boards. Course focused on musical development through learning music theory and harmony. Valid both for BEGINNERS or ADVANCED students, with or without practical musical experiences.

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.

Ivan
Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition, Guitar, Piano
The class is for: - beginners who want to start their journey in music - intermediary musicians who wish to improve their skills - for highly educated musicians who want to perfect their knowledge. The class includes songwriting skills in POP, ROCK, JAZZ and many other styles of popular music as well as compositional skills in writing CLASSICAL, FILM, THEATER music. I specialize in both popular music and classical music. The class includes both theoretic knowledge and its practical application with students instrument of choice. The class also includes skills in guitar, piano and percussion playing.

Silvia
Violoncello and Music Theory. All ages and all levels.
Hi! My name is Silvia, I come from Spain and I am currently studying a Master in cello performance in the Royal Conservatory of The Hague with Lucia Swarts. In my lessons, I put into practice a teaching method adapted to the needs and objectives of each student, always through an environment of motivation and enjoyment. In addition to cello classes, I also offer lessons in harmony and music theory both in English and in Spanish. I work for all levels and all ages, from the first contact with the instrument. Don't hesitate to contact if you have any questions!

Weronika
Violin, Music Theory, Sound Engineering/Music Production
Hello, I would love to introduce you to the world of music/help you with daily practicing/extend your knowledge and interests. My name is Weronika, I graduated from the Koninklijk Conservatory in Den Haag. I have been playing the violin since I was 7: from classical music to improvised style. To develop skills as a musician I was learning about music theory, harmony and music history for many years. I'd be happy to give you more depth in these subjects. I studied sound engineering, I teach how to use DAW programs (ProTools / Ableton / Logic / Garage Band). I can help you arrange songs, arrange the strings for songs, I can teach you the basics of sound engineering and music production. If you have any question don't hesitate to ask! I will be happy to help. Weronika

Filipe
Music Lessons, Music Theory and Guitar Technique !!
I will help my students know all about music theory alongside with the classical guitar technique. Experience in teaching students from 7 years old to +50 years old. Adaptation to the students tastes will be the key point for a good work!