Composing & Songwriting

Styles Jazz, Pop, Rock, Electronic, World
Skill Level Beginners, Advanced, Professionals

Songwriting sessions with Alexander are structured to be relaxed and enjoyable, at the same time covering the essential information for you to develop real piano playing, composing and songwriting skills.

During the sessions, areas covered include:

• song forms and styles

• song notation styles

• writing and recording melodies chords and rhythms/beats

• working with lyrics

• writing for a range of instruments including: piano, bass, guitar, drums, horns, strings and vocal

• preparing for rehearsal and recording your songs

*planning a release of your music

Alexander Nettelbeck is a classically trained musician and a graduate of the Victorian College Of The Arts. He has recorded and toured throughout Australia, Europe, Asia and New Zealand working with a diverse variety of groups and solo artists including Pete Hemsley’s Sons Of Invention, Kate Ceberano, Aleeoop, Deni Hines, Pat Powell, Vassy and with his own group, the Alexander Nettelbeck Trio.

As pianist/keyboardist, musical director and accompanist he has performed and recorded in many musical idioms from jazz, to rock, folk, electronic, swing, reggae, blues, soul, funk, r&b, bossa nova and world music.

Alexander’s music has featured in dance/ theatre productions, film, radio and television including Network Seven’s ‘All Saints’, SBS and ABC.

Lesson times: 45 minute and 1 hour lessons are available by appointment

All prospective students are required to have an initial lesson to determine their musical abilities and interests. A program for further development in piano will be then structured to meet the individual needs and requirements.

Studio Location: 159a Glenferrie Rd, Malvern

Phone: 0425 223 404

159a Glenferrie Rd
Malvern, VIC

Details last updated: July 24, 2023