Introductory and Advanced Bandoneón
with Emphasis on Improvisation and Playing by Ear - with Richard Scofano
with Emphasis on Communication
with Alfredo Minetti
Bandoneón is an amazingly expressive instrument!
I am offering bandoneón classes in person or through Skype, Facetime, and WhatsApp for those who want to start playing the instrument, as well as for advanced students. My method has informal and formal components: we play by ear, with written music, and practice a lot of improvisation through tango, Argentine folk music, and classical repertoire.
I am a bandoneonist, composer and arranger. I have been playing the bandoneón since I was 5 years old. I learned first by ear and only later had formal music training… and can walk you through the different stages of learning and mastering the instrument.
- Richard Scofano
Phone: +1 (773) 943-2179 voice or text
Music is a powerful means of communication!
I am offering classes and brainstorming sessions for pianists interested in exploring their abilities to communicate complex emotions, to explore their expressive capacities, to understand their role as storytellers, and to create deep empathy between themselves and their audiences.
I am a cultural anthropologist with a PhD from Indiana University and musician. I have been researching music and communication for many years now. If you are interested in classes or have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
- Alfredo Minetti