06 September 2019

Guitar & Drum Lessons


G U I T A R & D R U M L E S S O N S

The Music Studio @ MASQUERADE

GUITAR provides a vehicle for personal expression whilst at the same time developing fine motor skills and complex co-ordination. It promotes discipline, responsibility and commitment to working towards a goal. Above all else, guitar lessons will transmit a skill that can be shared with and appreciated by others. These classes are open to students aged 7 years up to adults.

Karl Galea is a guitarist active in various forms of music including jazz, manouche swing, funk, soul and folk. In 2008 he moved to London to study at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. After earning his Bachelor of Music Degree in 2011 he continued to work in London as a music teacher and session guitarist. Locally, some of his recent projects include the manouche jazz group Swing Nuages and also the Elata Quartet. He is a member of the polystylistic Maltese music group Kazinska, with whom he performed at Expo 2015 in Milan. He has appeared at the Malta Jazz Festival as part of the Fringe Youth Jazz Ensemble and continues to perform regularly with various jazz, funk and soul combos.

DRUM lessons are held on an individual basis and will include a variety of different aspects of drumming, from learning how to properly hold the sticks to understanding and applying ergonomic techniques and mastering the kit. There will be a focus on musicality, appreciating different genres, styles and concepts as well as learning how to read music notation. Students are required to have their own drumsticks.

Patrick Camilleri is a Maltese drummer, known for founding the first Maltese blues band - The Creepers. Camilleri started playing the piano and the trumpet at age 8 and eventually picked up the drum kit at age 17 under the guidance of local teachers Ben Galea and Johnnie Farrugia. Later, in 2009, he achieved a Diploma in Popular Music (Drums and Percussions) from Tech Schools in London under the guidance of international artists like Drummer Darryn Farrugia and Percussionist Bosco De Oliviera. In January 2013 Patrick also achieved an Associate Diploma in Performance with the Trinity College of Music (London) with distinction.

New slots are now available on MONDAYS, starting this October!! Call us today on 21246644/7979 3737 or email us info@masquerademalta.com for full details.

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Oscar Zammit Street, Msida MSD1280, Malta

Office Number

(+356) 2124 6619

School Number

(+356) 2124 6644