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Darren S.

9 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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.

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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 ...

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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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Thomas M.
Absolutely excellent bass instructor!
Claire
Darren works hard with my son from the moment he arrives until the moment he leaves, and I can always hear big improvements in the quality of my son's playing over the course of the hour. Since working with him, my son has qualified for Northeastern Senior Districts Orchestra and the All-State Orchestra. He has helped him take his bass playing to the next level and enjoy opportunities that he may not otherwise have had!
Tom
Darren Sacks is a fantastic bass player and teacher. I have improved quickly with him as my instructor. He helped me prepare for a solo in my high school orchestra and I felt that I was as prepared as I could have been. I was able to make it into my local district orchestra with his help. He's very passionate about his craft, and it shows through in his teaching.
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Sara N.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sara N.

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As an experienced teacher with a Master's Degree in Bass Performance, you can expect instruction in either French or German bow, left hand technique, and musical concepts that apply to many different styles of music. Additionally, I have studied jazz and can help with sound production within that genre.

About Sara

Sara Neilson grew up in Alexandria VA, and began her musical career as a violinist. Though she always wanted to play music for a living, it wasn’t until college that she fell in love with the bass and decided to pursue it professionally. After earning degrees in both Music Education and Music Perfo

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Robbie
Sara is patient and full of knowledge. She’s taught me so much on the fundamentals of bass playing which helps a lot when working on excerpts and solo music!
Joshua
Sara has a great eye for detail, and has various ways of articulating what she either sees or hears in a person's playing. She does well in meeting the student where they are in order to encourage them along the way, while maintaining the teacher student relationship, something not easily done. Her experience, willingness to help and patience all make her a very excellent instructor in my opinion!
Elizabeth S.
Sara is patient, professional, thorough and encouraging. She is really helping me along with my bowing technique. Highly recommended :)

Pablo K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Pablo K.

2 Reviews
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Just like many aspiring musicians, I know what it's like to struggle to improve, only to be told "just keep at it" or "practice your scales." Wondering HOW the players I see manage to access all the notes so quickly and make it look so easy. Their only explanation being "it's like this- *rips gnarly solo* Most teachers will give their students boring assignments and tell them that one day, you can move on to something else... NOT ME. I will provide you with the tools you need to learn and improve.

Upright bass was the first instrument I learned growing up. I will pass on the most critical, simplified versions of everything related to bass and music theory. My unique approach will vastly accelerate the rate at which you improve.

And it gets better... Beyond bass I have used this methodology to teach my self numerous Brazilian percussion instruments, guitar, singing, and for you- any musical instrument you can lay your hands on. The magic is in the approach. I will give you real ...

About Pablo

Pablo Kozatch is a professional audio engineer and sound designer based in NYC where he provides freelance audio services for filmmakers and directors. Pablo has created sounds for several short films and an award winning independent feature titled Bx3M. He also created original music for two natio

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Natalia
Best teacher ever! He answered all my questions and was genuinely nice.
Mamoun
Awesome teacher! Pablo was extremely helpful and informative. His teaching style is great for all levels and helped me when I was feeling stuck at a certain skill level.

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Bailey M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Bailey M.

7 Reviews
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Hello, my name is Bailey and I love teaching bass! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music teacher in New York State. I have been giving private lessons for 10 years to a variety of learners ranging in age and skill level.
My students walk away each week feeling empowered and confident in their abilities. I am able to push you while making you feel excited about new challenges. I am able to assess what you need, and offer you meaningful feedback in small, digestible chunks. Along with all of this, I make lessons fun! I teach fourth and fifth graders at school, so I know how to have a good time while helping students make great strides. I make it a point to ensure that you enjoy playing your instrument.
I pride myself in being a flexible teacher. If something isn't working for you, I will ...

About Bailey

Hello, my name is Bailey and I would love to make music with you! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music t

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Kathleen
Bailey was an excellent lesson instructor! She took the time to make sure I was getting exactly what I wanted out of my violin lessons and tailored her approach to meet my background and ability level. She is extremely knowledgeable about all of the instruments she teaches, and her positive energy is contagious! I learned so much from Bailey and always enjoyed our lessons together.
Jack
Bailey gives great feedback and helped my son learn new songs quickly. Thanks!
Patrick
Bailey is an amazing teacher! I am primarily a low brass player, but had wanted to get better at piano. Bailey was able to analyze my musical needs, and developed a plan for my specific goals. She is great at focusing on specific problems and giving you advice for fixing them. At the same time, she is patient, and would be great with children, as well as adults. I would highly recommend getting lessons from Bailey!

Pablo K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA- Music from CCNY
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Pablo K.

2 Reviews
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Online Upright Bass Teacher

Just like many aspiring musicians, I know what it's like to struggle to improve, only to be told "just keep at it" or "practice your scales." Wondering HOW the players I see manage to access all the notes so quickly and make it look so easy. Their only explanation being "it's like this- *rips gnarly solo* Most teachers will give their students boring assignments and tell them that one day, you can move on to something else... NOT ME. I will provide you with the tools you need to learn and improve.

Upright bass was the first instrument I learned growing up. I will pass on the most critical, simplified versions of everything related to bass and music theory. My unique approach will vastly accelerate the rate at which you improve.

And it gets better... Beyond bass I have used this methodology to teach my self numerous Brazilian percussion instruments, guitar, singing, and for you- any musical instrument you can lay your hands on. The magic is in the approach. I will give you real ...

About Pablo

Pablo Kozatch is a professional audio engineer and sound designer based in NYC where he provides freelance audio services for filmmakers and directors. Pablo has created sounds for several short films and an award winning independent feature titled Bx3M. He also created original music for two natio

Recent Reviews
Natalia
Best teacher ever! He answered all my questions and was genuinely nice.
Mamoun
Awesome teacher! Pablo was extremely helpful and informative. His teaching style is great for all levels and helped me when I was feeling stuck at a certain skill level.

Dan E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Fifth Place, Old-Time Banjo Competition from 4th Annual Highland County Fiddler's Convention
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Dan E.

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I teach both electric and upright bass. My focus is on a healthy and sustainable technique, ensuring fluidity in your playing with minimal strain on your body. Whether you're playing folk, blues, country, or swing, I can help you sound better, play longer, more imaginatively, and more comfortably, and have more fun.

I've been playing folk, country, and rock guitar since 1995, and played upright bass, banjo, and rhythm guitar in gigging old-time bands for ten years. I currently play bass and sing in a cover band, and release original music and collaborations on major streaming platforms.

About Dan

I've been playing music since I was five years old (so, over 35 years now), beginning my 'stage career' as a saxophonist in school bands, then playing guitars, keyboards, accordions, mandolins, banjo, and bass in a variety of live acts throughout my adult life. I've made (as of January 2020) 16

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Lexington, MA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Lexington is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $130 per hour.
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"Paul is a very knowledgeable, experienced bass player (upright & electric)and composer who is able to transfer those skill to his students."
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Took Upright Bass lessons from Paul S.
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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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"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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"Mr. Garcia was extreamely knowledgable in his approach to technique. A wonderful quatlity that stood out about Mr. Garcia inside and outside of the studio is his humility, which creates a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment. He is directive yet encouraging when it comes to striving towards the standards of excellence he belives his students are capable of achieving."
Sierra
Took Upright Bass lessons from Omar G.
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"Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!"
Brad
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"Darren Sacks is a fantastic bass player and teacher. I have improved quickly with him as my instructor. He helped me prepare for a solo in my high school orchestra and I felt that I was as prepared as I could have been. I was able to make it into my local district orchestra with his help. He's very passionate about his craft, and it shows through in his teaching."
Tom
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"I enjoyed taking lessons with him. Very passionate about the bass and very in tune with the student's needs. Only reason I didn't give him 5 stars was because of his location, very difficult to get from Flushing to Harlem."
Qin
Took Upright Bass lessons from Fabrizio S.
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"Sara is patient and full of knowledge. She’s taught me so much on the fundamentals of bass playing which helps a lot when working on excerpts and solo music!"
Robbie
Took Upright Bass lessons from Sara N.
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"Dan is very patient, kind and knowledgeable-an excellent teacher!"
Rachel
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dan K.
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"Awesome Instructor! He is fantastic working with my son. He is extremely knowledgeable and has immense patience working with you people! Highly recommend!"
Cinnamon
Took Upright Bass lessons from Dustin N.
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