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Learning music in Barcelona

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Looking for an educational holiday in Spain? Maybe study while you travel or learn music in Barcelona? Yes, you have found the right spot. If music is your thing, you can hardly find a better place to indulge your passion than Barcelona. From small winding streets painted with music to the best concerts of the year. Also offering music courses with some of the most qualified teachers in Spain. Wether you are a foreigner looking to do a study holiday in Barcelona or an expat living in Barcelona, you will find all kind of music courses in english at Shine School of Music. At the end of the course you will discover that learning to play an instrument can be real fun.

Shine School of Music offers a large range of intensive and extensive courses in both english and spanish. Guitar, saxophone, singing, drums, bass guitar, piano and more. The most popular instruments for expats are usually guitar and Flamenco guitar lessons in English. You don’t need to bring anything to class, only your musical soul.

Classical guitar lessons are usually taught by Milos Sajin and Gian Carlo Scevola.

Milos Sajin: taught for many years by his father, Strahinja Sajin, Milos went on to study blues and jazz with Tony Russel (South Africa) and flamenco with Rafael Canizares (Cataluna, Spain). He completed his formal Music History Studies at the University of Witwatersrand (Johannesburg) and obtained his Guitar Teaching Qualification with the Associated Board of The Royal Schools of Music (London).

Gian Carlo Scevola: born in Chile (1982) Gian Carlo graduated from the Catholic University of Valparaiso, where he studied classical guitar with Daniel Diaz and obtained the Diploma for the best graduate in his class. In 2007 he moved to Barcelona and in 2009 obtained a Master in “Musicology and Music Education” at UAB. Subsequently, in 2011 he performed his Graduate Piece by guitarist Guillem Pérez-Quer in classical guitar at the Conservatory of the Liceu in Barcelona. He has attended courses of musical interpretation with Hopkinson Smith, Marco Socías, Armando Marrosu, among others. He has also received electric guitar lessons with Orestes and Ismael Eduardo Cortez.

Flamenco guitar lessons are usually taught by Cesar Munera: born in Colombia in 1982, where he received his first guitar in 1987 at age five, learning folk music and blues. In in 1999 he went to University of Antioquia to learn classical music. In 2008 Cesar played the Concierto de Aranjuezwith the Eafit Orchestra, and won a scholarship to study Flamenco guitar in Barcelona-Spain in the Conservatori del Liceu.
Now he lives in Barcelona, regularly playing concerts and teaching flamenco, classical and blues guitar.

If you don’t have the instrument at home you can also rent one at The Music Room, Shine’s co-woring space or book one online at Instrument Rental Barcelona.

Find more information about prices teachers and schedules at Shine School of Music.

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