Katja Ji Piano Lessons in Den Haag

Jazz - Pop - Classical Piano

Looking for a motivating, patient and enthusiastic piano teacher for your child? Picking up piano lessons after a break? Are you a singer who would love to be able to accompany yourselve or are you a more advanced pianist and wish to dive into jazz, pop or latin music?

Enjoy Music!

I'm Katja Ji, allround jazz pianist, and I know you've come to the right place, because I'm more than happy to walk you through your options and help you find the best fit for you. Your journey into piano learning doesn't have to be scary or confusing. Believe it or not, anyone with the right training can learn how to play the piano!

All Ages

Students of all ages are welcome to my classes! Beginners learn a classical basis, but my main subject is jazz and pop music.

Beginners

As a beginner you will learn the basics of playing piano through fun and instructive exercises, easy classical repertoire, your favourite pop songs, reading music, learning scales and basic chords.

Advanced

Are you a more advanced player interested in learning more about jazz music, different styles of improvisation and how to build up your solos? Are you seeking ways to take your piano playing to the next level? Wish to improvise in a more personal, interesting and original way? Book a trial lesson!

Focus

We'll focus on a relaxed posture, personalised exercises, scales, music theory and a flexible technique. You will be able to play all your favourite songs, to understand the chords and harmonies, to play amazing solos and to accompany a singer or instrumentalist.

Goals for Learning

I strive to create a unique learning atmosphere for each pupil. Lessons are intended to be a collaborative effort between you and myself, taking in to account each person's preferences and needs. Music theory is just as important as playing an instrument and my lessons combine practice and theory but...having fun in making music is most important!"

Location

Lessons can be taught at my studio (De Mooof) or at my place in Den Haag center/ Zeeheldenkwartier.

Online Piano Lessons

I also offer fun, comprehensive and motivating online piano lessons for beginners, intermediate and advanced. Live feedback and instructions! Book a trial lesson or buy & try the 3 lesson Starter's Package!

Music Theory - Songwriter

Do you wish to understand more about how harmonies can support a melody?  Are you a songwriter and in need of more understanding of chords, tructures, melody building and want to use piano as part of your creative process? I offer  lessons harmony at the piano and music theory to anyone who would enjoy learning how to play piano without a lot of hassle.

About Katja

Katja Ji (1985) is a piano player and composer from South Korea. After graduating Seoul Institute of the arts (BA, Composition 2008) She was working as K-pop, musical session man, Composer for broadcast and theatre. In the Netherlands, She has been lucky to be a jazz pianist performing in Belgium, Germany, France, Greece, Lithuania, Hungary as well with her own group and as a sideman. She studied with Juraj Stanik and Bert Mooiman at Royal Conservatory In the Hague (BA, Jazz Piano 2017), Rob van Bavel, Karel Boehlee, Harmen Fraanje and Matthijs Verschoor at Amsterdam Conservatory( MA, Jazz Piano 2019)

 

She acts like my friend!

When I have my lessons, she is always smiling and acts like my friend. Katja is great at getting me focused when I get distracted, when I say that she is like a friend I mean that when I am tired, she adapts to how I feel. For example: sometimes I tell her I am quite busy {when she asks me how I am} she gives me less work which makes it easier for me to do a good job without any stress. Sometimes I even do more work than asked!
Rebecca 9 years

A great Piano Teacher!

I have played piano for about 7 months and I have had the same teacher all the way. In my opinion I think Katja is a great teacher because if I need to reschedule a lesson, she is always flexible with the time. She is also great at helping me find out what the notes are and has amazing techniques for improving my skills. What makes Katja such an amazing teacher is she is not always too strict.
R.

For the first Time!!

For the first time in my life, I am looking forward to my weekly piano lessons.
(Arjan, 71 Years old!

A gifted Teacher!

Katja is a gifted teacher who cares about the music as much as she cares for her students. She has an excellent balance between rigor and kindness, allowing her students to make regular progress in a warm atmosphere. She is also an exceptional classical and jazz performing artist, which is a wonderful source of inspiration for her students. I have very high standards in music education, my only regret is that we have not found Katja earlier. It is a true privilege to have a musician of this caliber teaching my child.
Yaniv Sabbah

Special way of encouraging!

One of the better decisions I made in recent years is picking up piano lessons. With Katja it was different from day one. Being a professional musician she has a very sharp eye to prevent you from making mistakes that are later hard to correct. During the lesson she has permanent awareness of the students state and is adjusting, always carefully adapted to your personal possibilities and limitations. A private lesson is really so as her focus is always with you and all distractions are cut out. Add to this her special way of encouraging people and transmitting her joy for music and the instrument is sure to make you want to come back.
Florian, 36

Private Music Teachers

Music moves and enriches the soul! Enjoy face to face music and singing lessons in a relaxed atmosphere. We offer also online music and singing lessons. Making music is about feelings, thoughts, connection, growth, joy, developing technical and physical skills, discovering new ways of learning and expressing yourself. Regular prices and maximum flexibility with a 10 Lesson Package. Book a trial lesson!

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