Vanessa has been a professional music teacher for more than fifteen years. She teaches guitar bass, piano and the drums from her teaching studio in Zaandam, The Netherlands. She has also been a video instructor for the guitar lessons website ‘Totally Guitars’ since 2013.
Vanessa has been playing and performing for almost 40 years. In that time she's played in many bands, from eleven piece bands to duos to solo performance. She's mostly played the guitar and sung, but also the drums and piano.
She plays and teaches a wide range of music from classical to contemporary, in a range of genres. Some of her personal favourite groups and artists are The Eagles, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Crosby Stills, Nash & Young, The Bee Gees, The Everly Brothers, Pink Floyd, U2, Simon & Garfunkel, Bon Jovi, Jason Mraz, George Michael, Robbie Williams and many many more.
Nowadays her focus is mainly on teaching, but she still enjoys performing whenever the occasion arises.
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