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Kellen H.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kellen H.

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I have studied upright bass for 20 years. I am classically trained and studied under Barry Lieberman, former assistant principal of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. I went on to study jazz at the prestigious William Paterson University. I then spent the next 13 years gigging and teaching in a variety of situations in New York City and now Los Angeles. I have played a full spectrum of music on the upright and love to impart that knowledge to my students!

About Kellen

I believe this is a great time to be a musician. I have come of age as a musician in a time when music making and the music industry have shifted dramatically. There are many positives in this shift, with new oppurtinites opening up for musicians. I also see these changes not being addressed in m

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Andrew
Kellen has been a fantastic and knowledgeable bass teacher. I came into this with no background in music whatsoever but his teaching process is very simple and easy to grasp. He got a feel for what I did and didn’t know within 15 minutes on the first day & jumped right into improving the relevant skills I needed to learn next. Every lesson I learn something completely new and there is no wasted time. If you want to be pushed to become a better bass player in a very easygoing and welcoming environment, Kellen is the teacher for you.
Fred Z.
Kellen is a gifted instructor. As an adult learner I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was impressed with his structured and thoughtful approach to creating an excellent foundation and building skills.
Sylvia
Great teacher! Kellen has made me really excited about the guitar again.
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Maggie L.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • BM in Double Bass Perfromance from Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maggie L.

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I provide lessons for classical double bass playing, from beginner to advanced level.

About Maggie

Hello, there! My name is Maggie, I specialize in classical double bass playing. I'm currently a musician in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. I've been classically trained at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music for my bachelor's degree and Cleveland Institute of Music for my master's degr

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Stephen M.

1 Review
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Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stephen M.

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I have a firm believe that music is one of the purest forms of self expression, and aiding people in discovering their talents and passions is one way that I can share my love of music. As a child I took piano lessons in the hopes of learning to play jazz. Unfortunately I found myself with a teacher with whom I could not communicate, and was not able to adapt to the styles of music that I found stimulating. I was left apathetic, so I quit. Only in later years did I try again, and through teaching myself, found that I, in fact, love the instrument! This is one of the reasons why I really want to teach; I recognize how integral the role is to inspiring and instilling a sense of worth and passion of all kinds of music to my students.

Name is Stephen Menold, and I am a musician. My major instrument is the Contrabass/bass guitar, although I do play Piano and Guitar. I am currently a Masters student studying both jazz and classical styles at Loyola University in New Orleans. I ...

About Stephen

Hello! My Name is Stephen Menold, I’m a music teacher, My main instrument is Upright bass, but I have been composing and teaching on piano as well for the past 6/7 years. I’m Originally from Canada and I’m glad to be in the USA to bring music to people. I like to tailor my lessons to your

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Eric
I've worked with Stephen for years.
He's patient, precise, flexible and competent.
I would recommend him to anyone, especially that we can so easily do it online nowadays.
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Charles B.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Bass Soloist from Wynton Marsalis & Essentially Ellington
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charles B.

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I'll teach you to sound like whomever or whatever you'd like!

-Jazz (Walking basslines, the Blues, Rhythm Changes)
-Latin (Tumbao, Salsa, Samba)
-Style (Ray Brown, Mingus, Bill Black, Lee Rocker)
-Arco/Bow (Classical & Ballads)
-Theory (What is a: I, IV, V, or a ii, V7, I ?)
-Reading (Important for school and the studio!)

Try with me!

About Charles

Charles is here to get you playing as soon as possible, while giving you the best understanding and functionalities of music!

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Harley F.
I just had my first upright bass lesson with Charles. Playing an instrument, when you know how, is one of the most fun things you can do, But getting lessons can be stressful. This was relaxing, pleasant and fun. Stress free. And I learned a lot. I can't wait to get back on that bass and practice this stuff.
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Phillip S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Phillip S.

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Comfortable working with students from beginner to college-aged students to adults - from solo literature to orchestral excerpts to advanced extended techniques!

About Phillip

Double bassist and violist da gamba Phillip is an active and enthusiastic performer of contemporary, solo, orchestral, and chamber repertoires. As a double bassist, Phillip has performed with EChO – the Evanston Chamber Opera Company, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Illinois Symphony, Lake Fo

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Laura
Dr. Serna is such a kind, patient, and super funny teacher. I took viola da gamba lessons from him for a few months during the height of the pandemic as kind of a passion project, and it was awesome! Highly recommend.
Andrew
Dr. Serna is a masterful musician and teacher who is easy going and tailors the lessons to your needs. He had a vast wealth of knowledge in music and history and could not be a kinder person. You will advance quickly under the tutelage of Dr. Serna and have fun doing it.
Jennette
Dr Serna has instructed my daughter on the Double Bass for a few years now. He has come to her school for weekly lessons and in-home. She has improved immensely with his instruction. Dr Serna is knowledgeable, personable and is very good at what he does.
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Oliver H.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors in Upright Bass and Vocal Performance from Knox College
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Oliver H.

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My students can expect a loving, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere to learn a difficult instrument. We will go through the basics of hand shapes, learn how to navigate the neck with scales, and tunes that make the upright bass approachable.

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also tea

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Benjamin
My son is very happy with Oliver as his teacher. They seem to have a good rapport and he (my son) is enthusiastic about his lessons.
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Nate
My son loved his first lesson. Can’t wait to keep going.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Channahon, IL

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Channahon is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $130 per hour.
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"My 17 year old Son loves Rene as a teacher!"
George
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rene T.
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"This man is very patient with me who is a guy with somewhat limited talent. He knows his stuff and communicates very well."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Cory P.
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"I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!"
Beau
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased."
Kim
Took Upright Bass lessons from Peter B.
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"Super patient and friendly!"
Miles
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Excellent Teacher

Along with being incredibly knowledgeable, Alex has the patience and communication skills that really make him excel as a teacher. As a complete beginner to the upright bass (and music in general), I find Alex breaks concepts down in a clear, step-by-step fashion, so that it is not overwhelming. He also gives useful tips on how to be a better learner when tackling challenges, which helps make my personal practice even more effective. Alex is approachable and eager to answer questions even in between classes - I highly recommend him as teacher!"
Nira
Took Upright Bass lessons from Alexander A.
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"Daniel is an outstanding musician. I have had the distinct pleasure of witness this both as an audience member at his performances and while performing with me in my jazz trio. Daniel has a deep understanding of both classical music as well as jazz, rock and anything between. And best of all, despite all his great achievements and talent, he comes across as modest person who gives you inspiration to live up to his standards. He has quickly become one of the most sought after bass player and instructor in this region. I highly recommend him.

- Anders, saxophonist, TheSwedishJazz.com"
Anders
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Mark is a great teacher, not only for his knowledge in music but for the instrument as well. He is a patient and kind but will also encourage you to break out of your comfort zone to guide you towards the goals you want to achieve on your instrument. I really enjoy my lessons because not only am I getting better on the upright bass, I feel the lessons have helped me become a better musician."
JD
Took Upright Bass lessons from Mark L.
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"You could not possibly be disappointed/displeased with the instruction from Edna."
Wanda
Took Upright Bass lessons from Edna B.
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"Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry."
Savannah
Took Upright Bass lessons from Jerry M.
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