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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Linda C.

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I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Grzegorz W.

Albany, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English, Polish
  • Awarded 2nd prize in double bass competition from the 6th European Biennial Double Bass Congress & Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Grzegorz W.

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My aim as a teacher is to inspire my students to explore their creativity. In order to help them during their learning processes, I instruct them in listening to, analysing and improvising jazz, and world music of various cultures and styles. Towards building and refining a personal aesthetic of each of my students, I lead them through exercises in critical interpretation and evaluation of the expressive qualities of music in relation to other art forms.

About Grzegorz

I am a professional double bass player, band leader and composer. I graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, Austria and the Conservatoire de Paris. I earned my Master’s degree at the Jazz Campus Basel and Berklee Global Jazz Institute. During my studies I had a privileg

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Austin B.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Austin B.

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I have been playing the bass most of my life. I also play the upright electric. The big thing that makes me stand out is like to entertain so dance make faces and put on a show not just play what’s on the page. I have played classical, solo classical, jazz, blue grass, pop, hip hop and many more. I love improv on the bass and making up my on songs and really exploring the interments potential.

About Austin

Hello there, I’m Austin. I’ve been in theatre and music my whole life. I’ve been playing instruments my whole life and acting on stage. I’m also a professional theater technician. So I know how to make a show sound good and look good. I love playing modern classical and entertaining. I’ve helped te

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Christopher G.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christopher G.

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As a New York State Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience, I have taught thousands of students how to play the Bass. My students have been highly successful and accepted into county and state-wide music Festivals.

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
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Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.

Alfred S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaching since 1988
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Alfred S.

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Proper posture for playing the bass in a standing position. Scale progressions. Solo techniques, hand exercises to improve playing
Ability. Difference in hand position for using a French or German bow.

About Alfred

I play professionally, I have over 43 years of music experience I started at a very early age enjoying music, i have played recitals at the high school level on cello. I have been a featured soloist on the 4,5,6,string electric bass as well as the acoustic double bass, I have a CD out that show

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Jesse
Take it from me a former student. Alfred is a fantastic teacher and a amazing player.
Dixie Pottie
alfred shorter jr is a major force to be reckoned with on the bass scene. His clear cut technique for bass comes from years of playing and experimenting with various approach’s to find new ways to open up bass playing to the masses. Book a lessons with him you will not be disappointed. -
Darren S.
Today was my first lesson with Alfred. I am very impress with his knowledge and skill set. We work on some hand and finger exercises and ended the lesson with playing some bass groves. I am looking forward to my next lesson with him.

David B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Manuel Compinsky String Award from Dr. Roscigno and Dr. Roscetti
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David B.

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Looking to learn the Double Bass? I have you covered. Double Bass is my main instrument and I have been performing professionally since 2007. I have a Bachelors Degree in Double Bass Performance from California State University Northridge. I currently play Double Bass in a plethora of music styles and areas. No matter where you are at with Upright Bass I will have you covered!

About David

David grew up in Southern California, spending most of his childhood in Westlake Village, a small suburb right outside of Los Angeles. He began his music life in 3rd grade but didn't find the Bass until middle school. At the begining of seventh grade he was ready to begin playing bass for the rest

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Pleasanton is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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"Great first lesson! Got me going and feeling comfortable. He has vast experience, and comfortable teaching style, but keeps me moving forward. Very Happy!"
Paul
Took Upright Bass lessons from Shawn G.
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"Kyle has given me contra bass, aka upright bass,weekly lessons from August 2015 through May 2016. I have never played a string instrument prior to this, although I do play piano and have played the flute, bagpipes, and piccolo over the years. I did not need education in reading music.

Kyle was able to take me from sounding like a lower octave version of Jack Benny (a mid-20th century comedian famous for his howlingly horrid violin playing) to a level where I know how to hold the instrument and the bow, the fingerings, bowing technique, and how to get a very respectable sound from the instrument.

He also installed the strings when I received the new instrument, found a manufacturing flaw in the bridge height that the manufacturer subsequently paid to repair, and diagnosed a resonance issue with the instrument that was corrected with a balance weight on the string below the bridge."
Laura
Took Upright Bass lessons from Kyle C.
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"Mr. Fox has been an amazing teacher! Just one lesson in, and he taught me more in 30 minutes than I learned in 3 months of playing upright bass at school! He has a way of teaching that is quick, in-depth, and efficient without feeling rushed or confusing. I would definitely recommend him to anybody who is looking at learning how to play the upright bass.

-Manuela"
Manuela
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"Great teacher, very attentive and helpful, and is passionate about teaching proper form and best practices on the upright bass. Highly recommended."
Craig
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Super helpful with lessons and learning instruments. Great person. Weird hair. 11/10"
Graysòn
Took Upright Bass lessons from Quentin S.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable - tech worked well for the lesson"
Jack
Took Upright Bass lessons from Michael R.
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"Sean was really on the spot with us. I am a beginning strings instructor, and my son didn't want to take lessons from anyone but me. Not only did Sean win me over with his pedagogy, but he won my son over as well."
Branson
Took Upright Bass lessons from Sean H.
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"We love Rachel!!! She is patient and kind. She carefully explains what my daughter can do to improve her technique and tone. She is intentional in her instruction, making sure the basics are solid. She is an excellent bass instructor. Thanks Rachel!"
Julie
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rachel C.
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"Oliver is an amazingly talented teacher / musician with great patience and to top it off a super gentlemen."
Robert
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Paul is patient...allowing me to try multiple times and experiment. He is also very creative with ideas and is always coming up with new suggestions when i struggle."
Zelda
Took Upright Bass lessons from Paul S.
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