Pericles Makris - Online live Jazz - Folk - Bouzouki - Ud - Ukulele

Pericles Makris Electric Guitar Lessons in Utrecht

Online Electric - Acoustic Guitar

Looking for online Jazz, Pop, Folk , Blues, World Music or Funk guitar lessons from a pro? I'm Pericles, all round guitar player and enthusiastic music teacher from Greece. I offer both acoustic and electric guitar online lessons for all ages and levels, tailored to your needs and tastes through a fun and compelling journey. Direct live contact!

Bouzouki - Mandoline - Ukulele

Beyond the guitar lesson, I can show you the world of different stringed instruments in practice. Folk music instruments like the mandolin or the ukulele as well as world music choices with a distinctive sound and technique, like the Greek bouzouki or Baglamas

Beginner Guitar Lessons

Learn basic technique and fingerings on the fret board. Learn how to hold the guitar, strum, use the plectrum or the fingers and build a strong playing position that keeps your body happy and facilitating. Start with your first tunes and get the fundamentals of theory, rhythm and ear skills to get your first taste of the music-world!

Advanced

For intermediate/advanced students, we focus on your performance abilities and confidence, sound (guitar gear, effects, etc.), different tunings, advanced plectrum techniques, improvisation skills, mastering of harmonic, rhythmical and aural elements. I can help you boost your skills and reach a professional playing level similar to your musical heroes.

Online Guitar Lessons

Online guitar lessons for all levels via Zoom or Skype. Take your skills to the next level, from the comfort of your home. Live feedback and instructions!

Music Production

Furthermore I can offer basic Music Technology and Production lessons. Learn how to record your own music and make it sound good, clear and powerful, using as much as your computer. Learn about the various recording methods, DAW products and effects that can take your home recording to the next level.

About Pericles

Music has been one of the centerpieces of my life yet. I am a professional guitarist and singer/songwriter, born in Athens, Greece and currently residing in Utrecht, the Netherlands. In academia, I have completed Bachelor Jazz & Pop Guitar studies in HKU Utrechts Conservatorium and studied with various teachers around the world, deepening my knowledge in music. In professional life I have performed and toured with various musicians in Europe and Asia, I have taught individual students of all levels and ages, hosted group lessons and lectured seminars of modern and folk music across Europe. I feature a variety of musical styles in my repertoire as a performer with wide live and studio experience, as well as an ability to handle plenty of string instruments, including the bass, ukulele, mandolin, greek bouzouk, as well as the fundamentals in drums, piano and percussion. Personal works include a singer/songwriter duo "The Juliper Berries" , Pericles Makris "Abroad" and currently preparing my first personal work as a songwriter, and a duo modern improvisation album with bassist Remy Dielemans.

Located in

  • Utrecht

Lesson location

  • Online

Teaches

  • Children
  • Adults

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Greek

Music is Food for the Soul

"This will be our reply to violence: to make more music intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before'' 

Leonard Bernstein - composer, conductor, pianist