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Nicholas C.

37 Reviews
Madison Heights, MI
Starting at $20
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Bachelors of Music from Wayne State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Nicholas C.

37 Reviews
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I aim to instill a love of music and of the instrument through both student guided song selections from popular genres and movie/video game soundtracks, as well as the pedagogy and technical exercises that are required to play the double bass. I complement this with various etudes and repertoire from both the classical and jazz idioms to create a bassist that not only knows how to groove, but has a solid command of the bass.

About Nicholas

Detroit native, Nicholas C. K., demonstrated an innate musical talent from a young age. His command of piano, guitar, trumpet and bass progressed to studies at both Columbia University in Chicago and Wayne State University in Detroit. Since age 16 Nic has toured the country sharing the stage with a

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Rebecca C.
He is great
Eugenia W.
He is professional and patient yet he meets you where you are. I had played piano many years ago and he quickly assessed where I am today and asked what I wanted to accomplish at this point. He showed me things that I was never taught all those years ago. He is kind and so easy to work with. Can't say enough about him. Wasn't sure if I could play again after so many years. I have had hand surgery and can't wait to continue my lessons. He showed me that I can. Great for this old lady, I mean elderly person.
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Brittany K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Brittany K.

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Hello! I am a Berklee College of Music graduate, active performer across USA and Europe, and dedicated and experienced teacher of both kids and adults. Genres include: Jazz, American folk music (bluegrass and old time), orchestral, pop, children's music, and others. Lessons are uniquely geared toward each individual student with exercises and diverse, engaging repertoire to meet the student's goals and facilitate an encouraging learning environment. Ask me any questions you may have!

About Brittany

Hello! I am a Berklee College of Music graduate, active performer across USA and Europe, and dedicated and experienced teacher of both kids and adults. Genres include: Jazz, American folk music (bluegrass & old time), orchestral, pop, children's music, and more. I design specific lesson plans uni

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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
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I can help beginning students on the bass learn the basics.

About Thomas

Thomas J. W. is an active music teacher, composer, adjudicator, and clinician in the greater Philadelphia area. He has over twenty years of experience as a concert band director, marching band director, jazz improvisation instructor, choral director, orchestra director, private instructor, arranger

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
Brian

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Mike D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music (BA) from Penn State
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Mike D.

2 Reviews
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Upright Bass is my first love! This is what I studied in college. I’m well equipped to prepare you for college auditions.

About Mike

I am a music supervisor/ coordinator for film and TV. Since the quarantine has put a hold on the productions I'm working on, I have time to pick up a few students online! I graduated from Penn State with a bachelors of music in double bass performance. When the corona virus started shutting everyt

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Brad
Mike is a gem and true natural when it comes to music education. His passion for music, patience, charismatic personality, and lifelong devotion to learning really shines through during his lessons with my son. In fact, my son enjoyed his weekly music lessons with Mike so much that we booked time for years to come. Finding an instructor like Mike is rare, and I’m excited to have him help grow my son’s musical knowledge in a very accessible way through FaceTime, SO easy! Within a few short lessons my son was already walking around the house singing and playing the guitar like a young troubadour.
Liz
Mike is such a patient, engaging, kind teacher, and has kept my six-year-old son busy via FaceTime one hour/week learning the basics of music. Knowing that my son is engaged and learning with a great teacher has been invaluable to me as a working mom, especially during the current quarantine, but I plan to have my son continue taking lessons because of how much he's learning and enjoying his lessons. Mike engages my son by incorporating subjects that interest him - like Super Mario Bros. - into his lessons. I can't recommend him highly enough!
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Michael R.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Michael R.

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About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Jack P.
Very patient and knowledgeable - tech worked well for the lesson
Laura P.
Shannon
Michael knows his stuff! I look forward to many more sessions with him.
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Sara N.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sara N.

5 Reviews
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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 :)

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Troy, MI

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Troy is $66. 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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"Daniel is a great teacher! He is very thorough and has taken the time to understand my son's musical interests. He is also very patient and explains skills in a very relatable way. My son has learned so much from Daniel and enjoys every lesson."
Melissa Weaver
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Maggie is an incredible teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with her for 3 months now and she has improved so much. My daughter is in high school and has been playing for a few years now. She wanted to be more serious so we started taking lessons with Maggie. She has so much fun every lesson and I can hear her improve every time she practices after a lesson. Maggie makes playing the bass so fun. My daughter is always so excited and I can’t wait to see where this will lead to next."
Amanda
Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"David was great. We just need to figure out why the connection was so fuzzy so we can communicate a little better."
Luka
Took Upright Bass lessons from David L.
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"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!!"
Mary Margaret
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"Maggie has expert knowledge about the double bass from studying with members of the best orchestras in the US. Her teaching lead me to achieve things on the instrument that I didn't know I could do. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Paul
Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"Great beginning. Look forward to many more classes."
Indrajit
Took Upright Bass lessons from Benjamin Y.
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"Super helpful with lessons and learning instruments. Great person. Weird hair. 11/10"
Graysòn
Took Upright Bass lessons from Quentin S.
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"Rene has taken time to teach our son not only the instrument, but also the historical context around the bass. This type of instruction is interesting and engaging. My son looks forward to his weekly lessons. Also, Rene shows a great amount of patience with his instruction and has my son strive for excellence and correct form."
Breean
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rene T.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable - tech worked well for the lesson"
Jack
Took Upright Bass lessons from Michael R.
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"Patient and positive!"
Chris
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rachel C.
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