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Karen D.

(26)
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
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  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Upright Bass:
Also called Acoustic Bass, this instrument puts down the foundation in the band or orchestra. Besides learning the fretboard, notes, chords, finger exercises, theory and improvisation, the student will also learn how to play with a pick or their fingers and incorporate plucking, slapping, popping, and strumming techniques.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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February 17, 2019
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
February 5, 2019
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
January 23, 2019
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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Alexander T.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $67
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Darren S.

(7)
Boston, MA
Starting at $80
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  • Bachelor of Music / Double Bass Performance from The Hartt School @ University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Darren S.

Boston, MA

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Private Upright Bass Teacher

Students can expect a teacher that addresses every single aspect of learning orchestral upright bass: from honing bow technique, to left-hand formation and fingering choices, to reading musical notation, interpreting music and learning rhythm.

My goal is to help students develop a technical foundation on the bass for playing just about any kind of music that they are interested in, and to support students with practicing tips for areas in their playing where they want to improve. My specialty is symphony orchestra training, so I primarily use the Essential Elements for Strings books at the beginning, and then later as students make progress, I begin to introduce standard orchestral repertoire, sonatas, and concertos written for the bass. I have been teaching since August 2016 and so far I have helped students get into All-States, ensembles at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division, Districts/Regional festivals, youth orchestra programs, and music degree programs at ...

About Darren

Darren is one of the leading private teachers for double bass lessons in Greater Boston and specializes in audition preparation for music festivals, colleges, and youth orchestra programs. Darren focuses on improving his students' playing ability by focusing on their technique, phrasing, tone, a

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September 4, 2018
Mary Margaret
Darren did a wonderful job of preparing me for my audition. He could fix all of my issues and answer all of my questions! Thank you, Darren!!
February 4, 2018
Polly
My son does hybrid in person and online lessons with Darren. Darren is very enthusiastic, encouraging and articulate. After every lesson, my son is energized. For the first time, he advanced to state level after intensive lessons with Darren. Darren also teaches HOW to practice and clearly points out what he needs to do so my son can focus his practice. Highly recommend him.
June 16, 2017
Kalena
Darren has been great to work with. He is highly motivated and passionate about teaching. I would highly recommend him.

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Rich C.

(2)
Upright Bass
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Writing and Arranging from Berklee College of Music
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About Rich

I enjoy teaching music and music theory. I teach guitar and bass. I have studied at Berklee College of Music.

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October 8, 2019
Reese
Rich taught my daughter. I was so impressed with his teaching that I started to take lessons with him as well. He is a great instructor with plenty of ideas on how to improve your play while providing a no stress environment. Rich gives lessons on everthing from Hamiltom to AC/DC. I give Rich my highest recommmendation.
September 30, 2019
Mary
He worked well with my Son teaching Guitar, he taught him the fundamentals of Guitar and reading music. He was very patient and my Son enjoyed the lessons!
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Stanley R.

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Upright Bass
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stanley R.

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Online Upright Bass Teacher

I am experienced performer of +6 years and have recently completed my Bachelors in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University, under the tutelage of jazz legend Rodney Whitaker. I toured and performed all around the state of Michigan while I was in school and know the demands of what i takes to be a working and great upright bass player. I've had the pleasure of playing on a professional gigs with all my faculty at State and played in all top ensembles.
Shoot me a message and I'd love to get started with you!

About Stanley

Hello, my name is Stanley R., I come from a musical family where both my parents are full-time musicians and love what they do. Music is a soulful and fulfilling endeavor and I'd be more than happy to help you along that journey. I've been playing music since I was 7, beginning with the cello and d

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October 10, 2019
Fyodor
Stanley is teaching my 8 year old son. My husband Is taking lessons with Stanley too. I can see a lot of progress in both of them! He found a good approach to my son - he is friendly and supportive and keeps my son curious about music theory.
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Jesse M.

(101)
Upright Bass
Starting at $70
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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Online Upright Bass Teacher

Learn basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody, and how they apply to the upright bass.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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August 2, 2019
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
June 28, 2019
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
March 25, 2019
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Boston is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $151 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$53 average
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"Ms. Fleming is an excellent teacher, patient, encouraging, and working from a
broad range of experience. As a teacher myself (English), I really appreciate those qualities. Her experience across multiple instruments and music genres is especially appealing to me, as I play several instruments and am interested in many types of music. She gives me hope that I can develop some facility on
upright bass, a dream I have had since I was a boy. (Note: Her insights into how to practice are really helpful.)"
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"Maggie is a very knowledgeable and passionate instructor. She knew exactly what I needed to do in order to improve my tone, technique, and musicianship. Her focus on fundamentals allowed me to play my favorite pieces with ease and elegance."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"Geoff is a great teacher who focuses on critical detail. Geoff was monumental for my foundation on the double bass. He helped me get into the college of my dreams when I was in high school. I would highly recommend him to any student."
- Zach
Took Upright Bass lessons from Geoff B.
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"This is the first lesson I got to listen to of my son working with Nathan. Usually I'm not home from work. I am really impressed with how much he was able to help my son improve so quickly. I wish we had started this much sooner."
- Jonas
Took Upright Bass lessons from Nathan R.
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"Can't say enough great things about Daniel. We are very experienced when it comes to music teachers, my daughter (9) has been learning Suzuki violin for 5 years with multiple teachers and last year she decided to also start taking Bass. Her lessons are both challenging yet inspiring at the same time- a combination that is hard to do. Daniel listens to the student and has a natural knack for knowing how to change up the lesson when needed while still focusing on building a solid foundation. He understands that playing an instrument also needs a growing appreciation for music/songs that the instrument can play and he continues to grow her repertoire of song styles far beyond the classical that she is used to. Most importantly she looks forward to her lessons and loves playing to songs she is learning."
- Meme
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"My daughter loved her lesson and can't wait until next week"
- Dominique
Took Upright Bass lessons from Colin H.
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"I’m a super beginner on upright bass. But he is so kind and his teaching is so nice!"
- Ayaka
Took Upright Bass lessons from Andrea V.
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"Super intelligent guy, very patient and easy to work with."
- Fred
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"He was great! Maggy is learning so much! So glad we found Mark"
- Maggy
Took Upright Bass lessons from Mark L.
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