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Alexander T.

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

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Boston, MA
Starting at $80
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  • Background Checked
  • Awarded Hartt Performing Arts Scholarship from The Hartt School @ University of Hartford
  • Bachelor of Music / Double Bass Performance from The Hartt School @ University of Hartford
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Darren S.

Boston, MA

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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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Karen D.

(26)
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
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  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1980
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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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Spencer H.

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Upright Bass
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Advanced
  • AA-T Jazz Studies from Cuesta College
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As an experienced Jazz Upright Bass player with two jazz degrees you can expect to learn the great role of the bass in Jazz! I also teach bluegrass bass techniques and beginning classical arch technique.

About Spencer

Hello! My name is Spencer. Nice to meet you. I'm a working professional musician that is knowledgeable about many types of music and many different instruments. I hope that we can work together and create some lasting lessons about music and life. Bass, Piano, Beginning Guitar are my specialties a

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David S.

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Upright Bass
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2015
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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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August 8, 2019
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
July 10, 2019
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......
November 19, 2018
Ben
David has really tailored our lessons for what I was interested in doing. We are working on technique, musicianship and jazz. He was able to assess quickly where I was at with my skill set and pin point ideas and exercises to help me improve. I'm eager to keep on studying with him!
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Mitchell P.

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Upright Bass
Starting at $30
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Students can expect to learn Classical and Jazz fundamentals.

About Mitchell

I am 48 years old and I’ve been playing the bass since 9 years of age. I started performing professionally at age 14. I play the String Bass as well as Electric Bass and have performed with several Symphony Orchestras as well as bands. I am currently a resident artist at the legendary Preservation

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Charlestown, MA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Charlestown 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.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$73 average

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"My son Austin loved his first lesson with Oliver. In fact, he had been considering qutting the upright bass, but after his first lesson, he had renewed enthusiasm and wants to continue to learn. That makes mom happy since I just recently bought him a bass!"
- Austin
Took Upright Bass lessons from Oliver H.
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"Daniel is an accomplished Bassist, with the patience of a saint. He is Very knowledgeable about the history, and all aspects of the instrument, as well as teaching and explaining the playing technique and music theory. He is excellent with the bow on the upright bass as well!"
- Allan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"I had a great first lesson with Jessica. The lesson took place in a comfortable studio in her house. We discussed my goals and then reviewed where I am currently. She paid carefully attention to my body position with the bow and had several great suggestions on exercises to improve it. I'm already looking forward to the next lesson."
- Les
Took Upright Bass lessons from Jessica P.
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"Eli is awesome! Taking lessons with him has allowed me to explore all my different musical interests in depth, and has opened my eyes to the subtle and beautiful nuances that playing classical music requires. He's helped me make music with this instrument that I didn't even know I was capable of making. He's a great teacher, and and an insanely talented bassist."
- Kirby
Took Upright Bass lessons from Eli B.
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"Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play."
- Andy
Took Upright Bass lessons from Chris B.
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"He has a lot of knowledge, and have passion for music. He is very nice and fun to talk. He speaks Japanese pretty well."
- Lauren
Took Upright Bass lessons from Shawn G.
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"Dr. Norman is a great teacher. He works well with my 14 year old son. I would highly recommend him."
- Caleb
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dr. Norman L.
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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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"I love working with Lisa. She's a very professional and lively teacher who makes music accessible and enjoyable. She is always on time and with good attitude. HIghly recommend it!"
- Vanessa
Took Upright Bass lessons from Lisa H.
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"Made it where I could understand and follow everything"
- Kellise
Took Upright Bass lessons from Brian V.
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