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Hourly Fee
Beginner £40.00
Intermediate £40.00
Advanced £40.00
Expert £40.00
Casual £40.00

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Personal Description:

I obtained the "High Diploma for Flute Concert Performance" at ENMP Alfred Cortot in France in 2007. I performed around the world from Japan to USA as a soloist and chamber musician, but also played in orchestras (touring China with Berliner Symphoniker). I am founder and the sound engineer and videographer at Hedone records, which influenced my development as a sound artist and editor. You are welcome to view my youtube channel where I have posted videos of my recordings and live performances.

Tutoring Experience:

I was a flute teacher in music schools in Slovenia and now I teach privately and also at masterclasses in few countries (UK, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Japan).

Tutoring Approach:

My main teaching is focused on explaining both verbally and demonstratively how the phrases are formed in music, which is very similar to grammar in language, but is often not being taught at all (from my experience). Firstly I ask a student to find smaller group of notes, which he believes form the smallest musical idea ie. musical "word". Similar to learning foreign language, where at first we don't distinct the words, but just hear some random sounds and only by listening for longer periods we start distinguishing them. From there I explain how these musical "words" form a musical sentence, a phrase. The typical sentence/phrase is made out of three such a musical group of notes - "words", but of course there are many exceptions. This makes music making much more understandable as well as interesting for both the performer and the audience. It doesn't mean that everybody will play the same way, but will play most understandable with their own choice of characters.

Some of my ideological points:
MAJOR ELEMENT OF MUSIC MAKING - MEANING OF MUSIC - RHETORIC. Individual notes form "words" - always find small group of notes that can be understood as a word. From there it's similar to a language grammar.

Tone mapping - overtones. Each tone is formed of a base tone plus its overtones. Overtones have to be aligned to the base tone in order to be properly in tune with "itself". Yes, one tone (played on a flute) can be easily out of tune with itself.

Lower back breathing exercise. Sit down, lean forward lowering your hands between your knees to the floor and breathe the air in, feeling the low back expanding. This part of the body is rarely used when breathing while standing.

The throat is the center of focus - every sound is created/felt there first and then sent to both directions - up and down - up lips and down lungs/diaphragm. At the beginning it feels weak, especially in the low register, but as you progress you will create power that cannot be matched by lip squeezing only (which often leads to throat squeezing/shuting, which is not good).

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Native Language: Slovene
Additional Languages: English (British)
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)


  • Ecole Normale of music of Paris Alfred Cortot (ENMP) (2007) - "Diplome Supérieur de Concertiste" (Masters) (✔ On File)
  • Music Academy of Ljubljana (2003) - Teacher and Professional flautist (Bachelors) (✔ On File)

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