Clear understanding of music theory, scales and modes and working on musical examples from Big Band arrangements, to classical orchestral and chamber pieces to solo instrumental, vocal and lastly the arrangements of brass, vocal parts and combo parts for popular music styles from pop and reggea, to motown, funk,latin american and hip hop to create your own particular feel and style of writing.
Theory lessons will include the same principles as for the composition lessons, but they will have a much stronger relation to the particular instrument / group of instruments you play and will include improvisations accross the principles discussed and sight-reading methods, harmony and general development.
You can hear my compositions here:
Held at my home (near Dollis Hill underground station) - £35 per hour
- I teach from home (or a fixed venue)
- I travel to students
- I teach online
Mornings, Daytime, Evenings, Week days, Weekends
HOW LONG: 1 Hours