Pija Hocevar

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In 12 years of my teaching career, I was a mentor to more than 60 pupils, 8 chamber groups, 3 school bands and experienced various music school systems - public, Willems and Waldorf. All of them gave me priceless experience, new ideas and a better understanding of a human being, and the importance of a music education.

 

Since I was little, I was surrounded with various music styles and am therefore open to teach any styles your heart desires.  😉

 
Lessons repertoire can consist of:
  • Standard repertoire (Classical, Baroque, ...)
  • Popular repertoire (Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Blues, World music, Oberkrainer, ...)
  • Music games
  • Playing by ear
  • Improvisation
  • Relaxation & concentration techniques
  • Preparation for performances, competitions

This way you will learn the instrument through an individual programme, tailored to your needs and interests.

 
In my music studio, we also offer preparation for ABRSM and Stufentest exams.

Young beginners

Novices   

Serious musicians

Adults / Seniors

Refreshment courses

Group lessons (chamber music)*

 

Music games for the youngest* 

Colourful orchestra*

DIY instruments *

30-min 1x or 2x/week

Lessons for younger students.

The perfect fit for the students age 4 - 7 who are new to flute playing.

45-min 1x or 2x/week

Lessons for beginner and intermediate students, age 7 and up.

Suitable for students who are just getting started or for students who want to play for fun.

60- or 90-min/week

Lessons for advanced students ages 12 & up.​

A good fit for students who are getting more serious about flute playing.

More emphasis on music theory as well.

45-, 60- or 90-min/week

Lessons are intended for anyone who wants to play for fun and besides having a beneficial effect on own health.

45-, 60- or 90-min/week
 
Lessons for all ages and levels, who want to refresh / upgrade own knowledge to play with more confidence in an (amateur) band, orchestra or other ensembles.

Group lessons are for kids, teens and adults. They are a fun, social way to learn!

New group sessions will begin soon.

 

Music games are for little kids, age 3-7.

They meet with music elements through games, using their voice, their body and simple instruments. Inspired by Edgar Willems music pedagogy.

Open to any age, instrument, previous knowledge and abilities.

This orchestra will practice and perform the classical, popular, folk and other music genres.

Open to anyone, who is curious and excited in making homemade instruments. We will also use them for actual playing.

Workshops of DIY instruments will be organized occasionally, according to a demand.

*launching soon - to get on the list for our next session or to request more information, send me an email and let me know a little about yourself (age, experience level).

Day & Time:

Monday – Friday  : 8.00 – 20.00

(Saturday mornings exceptionally)

Available semesters (18 lessons):

  1. Semester: anytime during the year (duration approx. 6 months)
  2. Semester: August – January
  3. Semester: February – July

 

Location:
  • At student's home* in canton Zürich, Zug, Aargau
  • Teacher's location – Obfelden, ZH
  • Online

*if the lesson is taken at student's home, a transport fee applies (public transport from teacher to student's home - Halbtax)

Individual flute/music lessons:
  • 1st Trial lesoon FREE (30min)

Children, youth

  • 30min lessons / 2x per week (only for little kids, age 3-6, in the vicinity of Obfelden) – 50 CHF/lesson
  • 40 min lesson – 67 CHF
  • 50 min lesson – 83 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 100 CHF

Adults, seniors

  • 50 min lesson – 100 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 120 CHF

 

Group lessons (chamber music):
  • 60 min lesson (2 - 6 children, youth) – 30 CHF/person
  • 60 min lesson (2 - 6 adults) – 36 CHF/person

 

Online lessons:
  • 1st Trial lesoon FREE (30min)

Children, youth

  • 40 min lesson – 67 CHF
  • 50 min lesson – 83 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 100 CHF

Adults

  • 50 min lesson – 100 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 120 CHF

*to keep the same quality of live and online lessons, the lessons will contain:

- exchange of video lessons

- exchange of pdf files (sheet music)

- exchange of mp3 files

- exchange of photos and other files

- corrections and comments on written assignments

All the exchanged files will be also available in the restricted online portal, where they will be available anytime. You will have a full interaction with me via exchanges of videos and internal messages, and all of this from the comfort of your home/room, available 24/7. This way you will learn the instrument through an individual programme, tailored to your needs and interests.

 
The prices are valid for payment by a semester.
Free content:

Your 2 best friends for practising:

 

Music theory resources:

  • An excellent site for learning music theory (also as Tenuto app).

           https://www.musictheory.net/exercises

  • A great resource as well, contains also the advanced music theory and jazz.

           https://www.teoria.com/

  • App ScoreSkills is like Duolingo, but for music. App teaches music in a way, like we learn a new language – reading, writing, listening.

           https://www.compoze.co/

All online resources are a great addition to live lessons with a teacher, but they cannot count as a replacement.

 

Music games online:

  • Learning and training music theory in a different way.

           http://musicteachersgames.com/Home

  • 15 games about musical instruments and music elements.

           https://musicplayonline.com/games/

  • Games for ear training and music theory.

           https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en/content/music-training-games

  • Interactive music games.

           https://www.classicsforkids.com/games.html

 

Sheet music:

  • The International Music Score Library Project is a virtual library of public-domain music scores.

           www.imslp.org

  • A large collection of public-domain flute sheet music, including many arrangements for two flutes.

           https://www.flutetunes.com

  • A comprehensive fingering chart guide, including standard fingerings, alternate fingerings, and trill fingerings for both the flute and piccolo.
  • About lessons
  • Lessons
  • Day, Time, Location
  • Price list
  • Useful

In 12 years of my teaching career, I was a mentor to more than 60 pupils, 8 chamber groups, 3 school bands and experienced various music school systems - public, Willems and Waldorf. All of them gave me priceless experience, new ideas and a better understanding of a human being, and the importance of a music education.

 

Since I was little, I was surrounded with various music styles and am therefore open to teach any styles your heart desires.  😉

 

Lessons repertoire can consist of:
  • Standard repertoire (Classical, Baroque, ...)
  • Popular repertoire (Jazz, Pop, Rock, Folk, Blues, World music, Oberkrainer, ...)
  • Music games
  • Playing by ear
  • Improvisation
  • Relaxation & concentration techniques
  • Preparation for performances, competitions

This way you will learn the instrument through an individual programme, tailored to your needs and interests.

 
In my music studio, we also offer preparation for ABRSM and Stufentest exams.

Young beginners

30-min 1x or 2x/week

Lessons for younger students.

The perfect fit for the students age 4 - 7 who are new to flute playing.

Novices   

45-min 1x or 2x/week

Lessons for beginner and intermediate students, age 7 and up.

Suitable for students who are just getting started or for students who want to play for fun.

Serious musicians  

60- or 90-min/week

Lessons for advanced students ages 12 & up.​

A good fit for students who are getting more serious about flute playing.

More emphasis on music theory as well.

Adults / Seniors   

45-, 60- or 90-min/week

Lessons are intended for anyone who wants to play for fun and besides having a beneficial effect on own health.

Refreshment courses   
45-, 60- or 90-min/week
Lessons for all ages and levels, who want to refresh / upgrade own knowledge to play with more confidence in an (amateur) band, orchestra or other ensembles.
Group lessons (chamber music)*   

Group lessons are for kids, teens and adults. They are a fun, social way to learn!

New group sessions will begin soon.

Music games for the youngest*   

Music games are for little kids, age 3-7.

They meet with music elements through games, using their voice, their body and simple instruments. Inspired by Edgar Willems music pedagogy.

Colourful orchestra*   

Open to any age, instrument, previous knowledge and abilities.

This orchestra will practice and perform the classical, popular, folk and other music genres.

DIY instruments*   

Open to anyone, who is curious and excited in making homemade instruments. We will also use them for actual playing.

Workshops of DIY instruments will be organized occasionally, according to a demand.
*launching soon - to get on the list for our next session or to request more information, send me an email and let me know a little about yourself (age, experience level).
Day & Time:

Monday – Friday  : 8.00 – 20.00

(Saturday mornings exceptionally)

Available semesters (18 lessons):

  1. Semester: anytime during the year (duration approx. 6 months)
  2. Semester: August – January
  3. Semester: February – July

 

Location:
  • At student's home* in canton Zürich, Zug, Aargau
  • Teacher's location – Obfelden, ZH
  • Online

*if the lesson is taken at student's home, a transport fee applies (public transport from teacher to student's home - Halbtax)

Individual flute/music lessons:
  • 1st Trial lesoon FREE (30min)

Children, youth

  • 30min lessons / 2x per week (only for little kids, age 3-6, in the vicinity of Obfelden) – 50 CHF/lesson
  • 40 min lesson – 67 CHF
  • 50 min lesson – 83 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 100 CHF

Adults, seniors

  • 50 min lesson – 100 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 120 CHF

 

Group lessons (chamber music):
  • 60 min lesson (2 - 6 children, youth) – 30 CHF/person
  • 60 min lesson (2 - 6 adults) – 36 CHF/person

 

Online lessons:
  • 1st Trial lesoon FREE (30min)

Children, youth

  • 40 min lesson – 67 CHF
  • 50 min lesson – 83 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 100 CHF

Adults

  • 50 min lesson – 100 CHF
  • 60 min lesson – 120 CHF

*to keep the same quality of live and online lessons, the lessons will contain:

- exchange of video lessons

- exchange of pdf files (sheet music)

- exchange of mp3 files

- exchange of photos and other files

- corrections and comments on written assignments

All the exchanged files will be also available in the restricted online portal, where they will be available anytime. You will have a full interaction with me via exchanges of videos and internal messages, and all of this from the comfort of your home/room, available 24/7. This way you will learn the instrument through an individual programme, tailored to your needs and interests.

 
The prices are valid for payment by a semester.
Free content:

Your 2 best friends for practising:

  • Metronome (Pro Metronome app)

https://www.imusic-school.com/en/tools/online-metronome/

  • Tuner

https://tuner.ninja/

 

Music theory resources:

  • An excellent site for learning music theory (also as Tenuto app).

  https://www.musictheory.net/exercises

  • A great resource as well, contains also the advanced music theory and jazz.

  https://www.teoria.com/

  • App ScoreSkills is like Duolingo, but for music. App teaches music in a way, like we learn a new language – reading, writing, listening.

  https://www.compoze.co/

All online resources are a great addition to live lessons with a teacher, but they cannot count as a replacement.

 

Music games online:

  • Learning and training music theory in a different way.

http://musicteachersgames.com/Home

  • 15 games about musical instruments and music elements.

https://musicplayonline.com/games/

  • Games for ear training and music theory.

https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en/content/music-training-games

  • Interactive music games.

https://www.classicsforkids.com/games.html

 

Sheet music:

  • The International Music Score Library Project is a virtual library of public-domain music scores.

https://www.imslp.org

  • A large collection of public-domain flute sheet music, including many arrangements for two flutes.

https://www.flutetunes.com

  • A comprehensive fingering chart guide, including standard fingerings, alternate fingerings, and trill fingerings for both the flute and piccolo.

https://www.wfg.woodwind.org/flute/

If you are interested in a particular programme and would like to register, please send me an email (phocevar.musicstudio@gmail.com) or fill in the contact form (below) with the following information: chosen programme, location of lessons, age, prior knowledge.