Information About Alberto - Muswell Hill teacher
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Alberto has been playing drums and percussion for over 10 years and is a professional musician. He was born in Limassol, of Cyprus. His family were not musical in any way, but supported Alberto's musicality. Alberto started to develop his music education in a music school of Limassol associated with Trinity College London at the age of fifteen. There he had the chance to developed his technique on drums. He studied for six years on the technique methods of Dante Agostini books, Syncopation and Stick Control. Also he worked on Linear technique, Ostinato, 4&5 co-rdination and ghost notes. In Cyprus he had the opportunity to play the drums for the event of his music school which took part in the biggest hall of Limassol Pattichion Municipal Theatre.
At the age of seventeen he had to continue his music education at the same time with his military obligation. However, whilst serving in the Army he was part of a military band as a percussionist or Drummer for many events. During his free time in this period he was working as a private drum teacher in a music school in Limassol.
Once Alberto's Army term was completed, as he was wishing to enrich his music knowledge, he was accepted from Middlesex University of London to study 'BA Music Performance' in order to build his knowledge on Classical music and in music in general.
In addition to this at the moment he is a private teacher for the last two years and he is working at his home studio in London as a private tutor.
In London he had the opportunity to attend Darbuka workshops with well-known percussionists.
Alberto has co-ordinated with a choreographer to compose and play the drums at Blueprint (East London Dance).
He has composed the music for a second year Dance performance in Middlesex University.
Alberto is also a composer and arranger of the Drum set and percussion music . He also produces music for students to play along in a wide range of styles from Jazz to Rock.
Apart from his own music he played the drums from 2013 to 2015 for the English Rock band 'Sky Keepers' and together they had gigs in London.
Since 2013 he is co-ordinated with the 'imprint dancES company' to compose original pieces for choreographies.
Since February 2015 play the drums for the POP/Rock band 'PM Project'.
In March 2015 he released his debut album 'T.I.M.E.' with his own perspectives. Album contains three original compositions which the two of them been performed by the 'imprint dancES company' in Thessaloniki music hall in May.
In june 2016 he released with PM PROJECT an album called 'PM PROJECT UNPLUGGED'. The album is recorded live by eARmusic.
Music Tutoring since 2013
Teaching methods: rudiments, improvisation, sticking, prima vista, linear
Exams: Trinity, Rock school
Basic Books: Syncopation, Stick Control, Dante Agostini Prima Vista, The drummer’s Cookbook, Contemporary Drum Set Techniques
Alberto has a lot of experience teaching people and young children to play percussion instruments, and preparing them for exams. (Trinity College London, RockSchool)
He teaches various genres, including Funk, Hip Hop, Latin, Rock, POP, R'n'B, Ethnic.
Level 3 Trinity College London Drum kit
BA in Music Performance and Classical Music from Middlesex University, London.
Drum kit: Learn different techniques, Popular songs, Any style or genre, Exams and get world known Certificates (Beginners-Advanced)
Darbuka: Learn the music of Middle East. Different styles of Belly dancing rhythms. Learn fingers and hand techniques. All based on my Darbuka book. (Beginners- Advanced)
Djembe: Learn the popular rhythms of Africa. Combine rhythms of Djembe with different styles of music such as HOUSE. (Begginers-Advanced)
Cajon: Learn how to play your favorite songs in acoustic way.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Middlesex Univercity (2013) - Music (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)
- Trinity College (2013) - Drums (College) (✘ Not On File)