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Popular Bass Guitar Teachers in Round Lake, IL

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Joseph M.

3 Reviews
Skokie, IL
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joseph M.

3 Reviews
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I teach electric bass guitar using the Hal Leonard method. Also get students into learning songs, bass patterns and scales early in their learning.

About Joseph

My Story: As a guitarist in my early years I spent much time reworking my technique and gaining insight in how guitar playing really works. My early struggles gave way to a solid knowledge of the guitar and music. This was gained through no small part through

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Ryan L.
Learning flamenco and classical guitar with Joe. He's got tons of knowledge and skill, and really pays attention to the musicality of things, which is something other teachers often miss.
StephenS1
Great teacher

My daughter enjoyed lessons with Joe. He was patient and good at explaining to a beginner.
JosefP
Great teacher !!!

Paul W.

78 Reviews
Mount Prospect, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Instrumental Performance / Jazz Guitar from Columbia College
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Paul W.

78 Reviews
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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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Katie
As a young female, I was apprehensive about choosing a male teacher that teaches in his home. However, Paul has been professional and I have not had any concerns since meeting him and working with him. He is a well-planned, experienced teacher who artfully progresses students from week to week in a manner that is constructive and fun. In only 5 weeks I have learned more about playing guitar and guitar theory than I would have thought. He has been attentive to my goals and it is precisely the experience that I pay for.
Darian B.
I've been with Paul for about 3-4 months. I came to him having a minor in music and a lot of guitar under my belt, but frustrated with my consistency. I did a check in on my abilities recently and I'm able to play pretty much any song in the real book now after 1 or 2 tries. This is great, especially because I don't feel like I'm working that hard. So yeah he's great. I recommend him.
Daniel K.
Paul’s experience of the bass and acoustic guitar are so helpful to growing your skills as a musician. He is such a great teacher with patience and clear directions in how to develop as a musician and learn music theory. I’ve learned so much from him in how to play in a band and also writing music.
I already signed up for more lessons!
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Michele V.

Bartlett, IL
Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaching since 2020
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Michele V.

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I’m a professional bassist with 9 years experience in writing, recording, live performing. I have studied under bass great Victor Wooten, (as well as Anthony Wellington and Steve Bailey) at multiple Wooten Woods music camps. I’m currently receiving coaching from award winning music instructor Phil Circle.

My goal is to help beginning students discover their unique musical creativity while building a strong foundation of theory and technique.

About Michele

I’m a professional, working bassist with almost 10 years of experience in writing, recording, and live performing. I play and listen to a wide array musical styles including funk, jazz, rock, and pop. Being mostly self-taught, I have discovered music through a variety of unique methods that migh

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William R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Masters of the Arts in Ethnomusicology from University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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William R.

6 Reviews
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I teach electric bass in various styles and genres. I always start lessons with new students by getting to know what music they love to play and listen to, and I will develop subsequent lessons accordingly.

If you have experience with the bass, I will probably ask you to demonstrate your still level in our first lesson. If you are picking up bass for the first time, the first lessons will be devoted to learning correct posture and technique. You will also begin playing your first scales and stretching exercises. After a few lessons, you will begin to learn to your first melodies and repertoire.

After a few weeks, you will begin to learn how to create and improvise your own bass lines by playing root notes and outlining chords.

As you progress further, I will begin to incorporate music theory into our lessons. For my own study, I have always found it helpful to know how things work—how certain chords and melodies move and resonate with us and why others don’t. Therefore, ...

About William

Thank you for visiting my profile and for your interest in studying music! Some of my greatest privileges have been studying and performing with master musicians from around the world in various styles, and I hope to be able to pass on what I have learned over the years. My history with music

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James
Bill taught me everything I know about playing the guitar. He made the learning process fun. His enthusiasm about music in general is contagious. I would highly recommend Bill Rice to anyone looking to learn the guitar.
Liz
Bill was a fantastic teacher for my 13 year old son. He was patient and tailored the lessons to my son's learning style.
Ray
Bill is an incredibly patient and insightful teacher! He presented an approach I had not seen before by past teachers, which proved to be useful and inspiring. Thank you Bill for an awesome lesson!
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Casey M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Casey M.

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I am a Chicago-based musician with a passion for teaching! Learn the basics of bass guitar technique and music theory as we explore your favorite songs.

About Casey

Casey McCanna is a professional musician in Chicago, spending his time teaching, performing, composing, recording, and producing. In addition to his 25 years of piano experience, he is also proficient at percussion, guitar, bass, saxophone, organ, ukulele, and banjo. With an extensive background in

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Dave M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drama Studies from SUNY Purchase College
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Dave M.

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Bass Guitar is the sweet spot between rhythm and melody. Learning that bass is not just a low-end guitar, but a pivot between the drummer and guitarist(s) in the band, you'll find yourself listening to and playing music from an all new, entirely unique perspective. I've been playing bass for 15 years, and have found of my session work as a bass player. Being able to keep the beat while enhancing and shaping the melody of a song is key, and on top of various techniques, that will be the focus of our lessons.

About Dave

Hi, my name is Dave, and I've been teaching guitar & bass for almost 15 years. Working as a professional musician, I've made the time to teach students of all ages. Teaching has been my passion alongside performing since I first picked up an instrument, and I look forward to meeting and working wit

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Julian
Dave is a great teacher and has helped me for 2 years whenever I have a problem he takes time out of the lesson to help me on a specific instruction. He pushes me to do better but we still go at a place we’re I am comfortable.
Adam
My kids loved Dave and can’t wait for him to come back!
Van
As highly as Dave's previous reviews spoke of him, he still managed to exceed any expectations I had. He was calm, reassuring, and it was immediately apparent just how comfortable he is teaching small children. Dave managed to hold the attention of my 5 year old for the entire lesson, and left my son excited about learning and confident that he can do it! I feel very fortunate to have found such a great teacher for my child.

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Round Lake, IL

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Round Lake is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Paul is the best instructor.I lost count of how many lessons we had but we are on like on our 8th lesson and we are already learning Roundabout!He writes tabs into parts and it makes everything so much easier on me.If I could I would give him 10 stars because I take bass and guitar with him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Edward is very knowledgable and a great instructor, his lessons are easy to interpret and learn, Edward is completely thorough, not everyone is a teacher, but Edward really is a great one. I am looking forward to our next lesson. AAAAA*****"
Robbie
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Edward E.
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"Great teacher, inciteful and inspired. I left my lessons excited and knowing I was making lots of progress. I can't wait until the next lesson!!"
Greg
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Brian V.
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"Really like Steve's teaching ! Very easy and simplified instruction.Thank you ! Can't wait for the next Lessons."
Michael Rodriguez
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Stephen L.
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"Excellent Teacher

Not only did I learn how to play the songs I like, but I also learned key musical concepts and theories that helped to advance my musical skills outside of lessons. I thoroughly enjoyed having Rob as a teacher."
John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Robert D.
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"Paul was great. Easy to talk to and understand. Looks like a good fit for me. Looking forward to my next practice."
Mark
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"i learned a lot of notes and cords and it was a lot of fun"
Jordan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Claire A.
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"Wonderful instructor

I chose John because of his extensive experience as a professional musician and recommend him highly if you are looking for a great instructor. If his patience with this 44 year old starting musician is any indication, I'm certain he's good with anyone at any age!"
Cliff
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John N.
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"For my first lesson it was informative and helpful to get back to playing again.It was a refreshing session."
Bob
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason F.
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"Jack is a very experienced, patient and inspiring teacher,
who always keeps an eye on the bigger picture...
lotsa knowledge and swing

thanks for a lesson that keeps on giving :-)

christian"
Christian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jack R.
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