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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)

Extra information

Bring your own laptop and ideas (if you are also interested in electronic music this is the place)

Location

At teacher's location: Stationsweg b, The Hague, Netherlands
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Age:
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, Spanish

About Me

Teaching is not a secondary option in my life, I do it because I really like it. Everybody has the right to learn.
Six year of experience working with children and three working with adults.
I developed skills in teaching communication.
I have a diversified knowledge in music (Jazz, classic, pop, electronic in general)
I was nominated (2015) by the International Rostrum of Composer - International Music Council
I started played piano when I was 8 years old and have been played since then.
Piano is not only my instrument, but also my tool for composition so I am quite aware of the potentialities of the instrument outside of the academic classic range.

Education

General Piano Course - Institute Gregorian Lisbon - 12 years
Composition course (bachelor degree) ESML- Portugal
Composition Course (master degree) -Royal Conservatoire Den Haag

Experience / Qualifications

Music teacher Escola EB1 Paulino Montez * Escola Básica Manuel Teixeira Gomes (6years)
Private Composition Lessons 3 years
Knowledge in programming music (Ableton Live, Reaktor, Max Msp)

Reviews (27)

It's been a real pleasure to learn with João .His classes are always exciting, simple to follow, informative, and most importantly, entertaining. My son normally doesn’t like to practice piano, but after he took João‘a lesson, he’ll always finds time to practice even at school. I highly recommend João!
I am very glad I signed up for lessons with João! He is very informative and curates the lesson to whatever I need help with. Overall he is a great teacher and I highly recommend him to whoever Is looking for some good composing lessons weather you have experience or not.
My child likes piano lessons with Joao and willingly practise in between the classes.
My first day learning experience is very good. Hopefully we can do much more in coming days.
My son really enjoyed the lesson. Very calm and patient teacher.
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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).

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