Welcome to Bassoon Lesson Online!

Bem Vindo ao Curso de Fagote Online!
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Alexandre Silvério - Teacher

Alexandre Silvério - Teacher

CEO & Founder - Bassoon Lesson

Alexandre Silvério is one of the few bassoonists in the world who plays both Classical and Jazz. He is the principal bassoonist of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP), but also a very committed jazz bassoonist. 

At the age of 22, he won an audition to be part of one of the most important orchestras in South America: São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP)

In 1999, Alexandre was awarded a scholarship from the Vitae Institute to study at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin”, with bassoon legend Klaus Thunemann. In 2002, he was accepted into the Berlin Philharmonic Academy (Karajan Akademie).

In Berlin, he played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, where he also had the opportunity to work with some of the best musicians and conductors of our days, like Seiji Ozawa, André Previn, Mariss Jansons, Pierre Boulez, and others.

In addition to playing with OSESP, Alexandre teaches at the prestigious “Academia de Música da Osesp” (Osesp Academy of Music), is part of CAMALEON BASSOONS and is part of a jazz group named after himself.

His discography includes “Bachianas Brasileiras N.6” (BIS 2007), “Mágoas de Fagote” (CD BABY,2008), and “Entre Mundos – Alexandre Silvério Quinteto” (Alexandre Silvério, 2015)

Would you like:

  • to know how to become a great musician?

  • to play in tune and with a gorgeous sound?

  • to finally not be frustrated by not understanding jazz and becoming an excellent improviser?

  • to have confidence to play in public?

  • to make excellent reeds and play with them?

  • to save time by developing an optimized practice routine?

So you’ve come to the right place!

OUR PHILOSOPHY

“It’s not only about practicing scales and chords until you go crazy and wasting your precious time with things that are worthless.
It’s about taking a right “road,” which will lead you straight to the point. Through more than 150 videos, lessons, detailed topics, I’ll share my experience with you so you can turn music to it’s the best purpose: having fun!”

ALEXANDRE SILVÉRIO, BASSOONIST

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Trusted and approved by students around the world.

“Alexandre is a fantastic teacher and coach with a big heart. I first discovered him after listening to his CD Entre Mundos and I wanted to have more fun and learn about jazz and improvisation. Playing jazz helped me with classical playing. I really benefited from his weekly planner, tips on stretching and self-care as I recovered from a shoulder injury. Despite the distance-Alexandre helped me find a new direction and focus in my playing. I recommend his course to anyone seeking new insights into bassoon playing, you are in good hands!”

Jo Anne Sukumaran

Singapore

“My name is Fábio Szabluk, I’m a member of the Bassoon Lesson, with the teacher Alexandre Silvério.
I find the site well – organized, coherent, easy and fast when you navigate through the links, videos, and tutorials. The course has a lot of content. The lessons are very good, and it’s possible for the student to clarify any doubts directly with the teacher. The modules are really complete, and the Alexandre Silverio’s initiative is excellent. Congratulations, Professor Alexandre!
Fábio Szabluk

Brazil

“My experience with Basson Lesson by Alexandre Silverio was really gratifying, educational and fun.”Ana Isabel

Ana Isabel

Venezuela

“I find your online course very interesting!
Many helpful informations in well organised package! Your idea of making the bassoonlesson.com rocks! 🙂
Keep doing great work!”

Tadija Mincic

Germany

I’m really enjoying the lessons, in December I did an orchestral audition, and, because I was on a school break, Bassoon Lesson was my source. The “bassoon fundamentals”module was essential. For the audition, I should play any method, and I chose “Milde 1” – which there is a lesson on how to play it well. The audition was for the Baccarelli Institute – Orchestra and I passed the first phase. In February is the second phase.
I played with my own reed, which was made according to your orientation, and worked very well! 
Now I want to go deep in the jazz lessons. At the beginning of the jazz course, I thought it would be very difficult, but in the first lessons, I’ve noticed that step-by-step, is really possible to play jazz. And that is also good for musicality.
Sérgia Rosely

Brazil

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Frequently Asked Questions

- What are the classes about?

From bassoon fundamentals, reed construction and adjustment, and tips to play orchestral excerpts to advanced jazz improvisation techniques. You will find more than 150 video lessons videos with additional pdf exercises and mp3 playbacks.

– Do I have to download the video lessons to watch them?

No, all the videos are streamed directly to your device. You can watch them anywhere with an internet connection, at any time and as many times as you want.

– Does it work on iPads/iPods/iPhones?

Yes. The videos play on every device.

– Who is Alexandre Silvério?

Alexandre Silvério is a Brazilian jazz and classical bassoonist. Since 2004 he is the Principal Bassoonist of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP) and member of the Camaleon Bassoons.

 

– How many classes open during the year?

The enrollment period for the 2019 class is open February 1-3,  2019. After that, we do not plan to open new classes for 2019.

– How long do I have access to the course?

After sign up, you have one year of complete access to all courses.

– Which language are the lessons?

The lessons are in Portuguese, BUT all of them have English subtitles.

– To what level is the course recommended?

Here you will find complete courses with modules. These courses are distributed in more than 150 videos with written content for a better understanding of the topic. Plus, materials in PDF format and MP3 playbacks. This rich collection allows students of all levels, from beginner to advanced, to participate and enjoy the course.

– When does the course starts and ends?

Here you study at your own pace! When you purchase the course, you will have 1 (one) year to access all courses and materials available to study whenever you want. If after 1 year you wish to continue, you will be offered the possibility of continuing to use the site through the monthly or annual subscription system