teaching

 

Besides my activities as a live guitar player, I always try to share my knowledge to every person who is interested in music.

My teaching experience covers 17 years now including students of every age and every level, small to large groups and ensembles.

Some real life examples for you:

Yearly Jazzworkshop weeks in Germany with Ensemble Classes, Music Theory/ Harmony & Ear Training Courses and Lessons in jazz guitar.

Jazzimprovisation/ Jazz guitar workshops at the Conservatory and University of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

Jury Member of the „Offenbacher Musikwettbewerb“.

Some Students of mine are now studying music after successfully passing the entrance tests.

 

Here are some topics, which I can cover in my lessons:

Overview of the instrument

Harmony, theory and ear training

Improvisation

Rhythm and Time

Sightreading

Playing with other musicians (Duo, Trio, Band etc. to Big-Band)

Technique (Right Hand: Fingers or Flatpick/ Left Hand: Exercises, Articulation)

Chord construction ( Basic to Advanced/ Modern Approaches)

Soloplaying (Chordmelody)

Different musical styles (Jazz, Pop, Rock, Funk)

Latin america and brazilian musical styles (Samba, Bossa Nova, Cha-Cha, Salsa etc.)