In association with
Mr Joao Alves

Qualifications:
Education Certificate Porto Music Conservatoire;
Instruments: Drum Kit, Piano, Percussion;
Genre/Style(s): Classic;
Jazz;
Afro-Cuban;
Brazilian;
Fusion;
R&B;
Funk;
Contemporary;
Blues;
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

Born in Porto, João Alves started his musical studies at 4 years old in Porto Orff Institute where he completed the Elementary Course and the Basic Course in
Percussion.
In 2002 he applied and got accepted for the Percussion Class in Porto Music Conservatoire.
Over the years, he has been participating in numerous auditions and concerts at Porto Music Conservatoire in solo performances and in Wind and Percussion, Symphonic and Jazz Orchestras such as the 27o Spanish Music Festival in Leon in 2014 and the Promenade Circle of Concerts in Coliseu do Porto and Casa da Música, while also being the resident drummer in Porto Conservatoire Jam Sessions.
João finished his Sciences and Technology Secondary Education in 2013 and Secondary Percussion level in 2014. Since then he has been having private lessons in harmony and theory, drums, keys and jazz combos. He also had the privilege to study under names such as Sandro Norton (Jethro Tull, Gary Burton), Michael Lauren (founding member of the world renowned Drummers Collective NYC), Hugo Danin (graduated from the Drummers Collective, The Collective School, NYC), Paulo Gomes (Sheila Jordan, Art Themen, Herb Geller) and João Pedro Brandão (Kurt Rosenwinkel, Lee Konitz, Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in Boston).
In 2015 he commenced the first year of the Creativity and Business Innovation course at ISCAP(Higher Institute of Accounting and Administration of Porto) as a part-time student whilst continuing his music studies privately and in March 2016 got accepted into BIMM London for
BMus (HONS) - Popular Music in Drums.
João is currently in his third year at BIMM. He also teaches privately and plays in the London music scene.

Contact Joao

Address: Greater London
SW6 2RT
Phone: 07732591274
Mobile: 07732591274
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00

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