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Composition & Classical Music Theory on all levels

I'm a composer and teach composition and music theory. Whether you're completely new to the concepts of music theory or have already had some lessons, I'm sure we can make the lessons helpful and interesting. I focus mainly on classical music from Bach up to 20th century modern music.

If you're interested in learning to compose, or you've already started composing and would like feedback on your work, I can help you out as well! I have years of experience in composition in various styles. It's important that you'll be able to develop your own style without me trying to push you in a certain direction. I will offer critique and advice on the sound of your music.

If you're interested, I can arrange a just-to-get-to-know-eachother-session for free!

Extra information

If you have composed music yourself, bring it! Likewise, if you're interested in analyzing a certain kind of music, let me know! It's great to teach people who aren't afraid to take the initiative themselves as well.

Location

At teacher's location: Birmingham, UK
At student's location: Around Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
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Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:Dutch, English

About Me

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My name is Pepijn, and I am a composer. I finished my bachelor at the Conservatory of Amsterdam. Several of my works have been performed throughout the Netherlands, from Amsterdam and Utrecht to Eindhoven, and I have also had performances in New York and in Portugal. I have been busy with music almost all my life, but it remains an endlessly fascinating subject with an incredible amount to discover.


In my music I try not to bind myself too much to a certain style, because I think that recording can be at the expense of your creativity. In addition, there is so much good music in all styles that you miss a lot of good things if you focus on one thing.
I do think it is good to have a basic understanding of harmony, rhythm, and instruments, acoustic or electronic, because it simply helps enormously in your creative process if you have something you can trust.

Education

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Conservatorium van Amsterdam, Bachelor of Music, main subject Composition
The following subjects include General Music Theory, Harmony / Analysis (2 years), Solfege (2 years), Analysis and Solfege New Music (1 year), Music History (2 years), History of New Music, Orchestration (3 years), Piano Specialist (3 years) year) and Management (2 year)

Experience / Qualifications

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Full conservatory education (Bachelor), strong theoretical background, long experience in composing, collaborating with musicians and the creative process.

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Availability of a typical week

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