When you take private traverso lessons, you'll receive your teacher's undivided attention. You'll be able to progress at a pace that is just right for your needs. Your teacher will be able to hear the nuances in your singing or playing and can take the time to adjust small things, like your posture or phrasing, that can make a big difference.
Some people look for jazz or pop lessons and wish to become an advanced drummer, bass or saxophone player. Others prefer to play the piano, flute , traverso, violin or cello in classical music. Are you more into Jazz, funk, or salsa and looking for trumpet or trumbone lessons? Maybe you like to learn baroque music, or want to play World Music on oriental instruments or learn to sing in the Maqam tradition? Prefer Klezmer, classical Spanish guitar or metal? Want to write your own songs?
Your next step is to get in touch with an inspiring professional traverso teacher and book a taster lesson. The trial lesson allows you to find out more about the particular music style you wish to explore, the precise lesson location, lesson packs and prices, the teaching style and if home traverso lessons in the area of Utrecht centrum or online classes are available for you.
The traverso, the baroque flute's popular Italian name, is the predecessor of the modern silver flute and was played during the late 17th until the late 18th centuries. It is an instrument made of wood and boasts all but one key: a model which was actually considered by some to be the ultimate construction for the flute at the time ... and by a many who like to play baroque music on period instruments even today!
This wooden one-keyed flute encourages us to explore new sound colours and styles as we delve into the playing practices of the past. Are you curious about working with 'early' music? Maybe you're already an avid wind player in search of new experiences and sound worlds? Or perhaps you're at the beginning of your musical journey? Either way, the traverso is the ultimate guide to beautiful, sensitive and fulfilling wind playing!