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Marco Marotta - Saxophone Teacher in Brixton

Marco Marotta Saxophone Teacher (South West London)

Marco Marotta

  • Brixton (SW2)
  • Last Logged In: 12 Jul 2017
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Bromley, Merton, Southwark, Wandsworth, Westminster

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Personal Message
I'm a professional saxophone player (tenor, soprano and alto), tutor, arranger and composer, with experience as a freelance performer. I completed my Jazz master's degree at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach the saxophone (tenor, soprano, alto), jazz improvisation and music theory.
Tell me about your qualifications.
- Jazz master's degree at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.
- Jazz bachelor's degree at the conservatory "Vincenzo Bellini", Palermo (Italy).
- High school diploma at Liceo Classico "Empedocle", Agrigento (Italy).
What kind of experience do you have?
- Freelance musician.
- Concerts for jazz festivals.
- Playing in gigs.
- Private teaching.
How much do you charge?
- £35 per hour.
- first lesson is free.
- extra fees for travel, depending on the distance.
Where do you teach?
At students' homes within London
When are you available?
All the week
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I teach any age; beginners and intermediates.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Not yet
Do you have a personal message for students?
I'm a serious, friendly and trustworthy person. I can teach both in English (fluent) and Italian (my mother tongue). I want the students to focus very clearly on their goals, in order to improve their skills. I believe that developing their musicality is the most important thing.

Here is a list of important points the students will learn:
- complete knowledge of the saxophone fingerings
- technique (scales, arpeggios in all Keys etc)
- sound (dynamic, quality etc)
- time feeling
- reading/repertoire
- jazz improvisation
- music theory/ elements of jazz harmony