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Charles M. Maple Plain, MN

I've been teaching The Bass for 17 Years, and have been playing the Bass for 24 years. After teaching 1000's of students, you realize that no student is ever the same. Everyone learns differently. Each student is inspired in a different way. Everyone has different strengths and weaknesses in a multitude of different area's. So weather you starting from scratch, perfecting a solo for new album, learn by ear, or only read music, I can tailor my teaching style and curriculum to you. :)

About Charles

*** Studio Equipment *** Studio above the garage with 3 different lesson studios with a fantastic waiting area. Free Wi-Fi *** Specialties *** Bluegrass, Blues, Rock, Classical, Country, Honky Tonk Chuck M. (Fiddle - Mandolin - Guitar - Bass) with his uncompromising integrity, exceptional talent and unwavering leadership started teaching at an early age of 17; he has continued to showcase his talents on and off stage by helping many new aspiring students to be great musicians and performers.  He teaches private lessons on all the following instruments:  guitar, violin, fiddle, mandolin, bass, vocal, music theory and song writing. Currently performing with No Grass Limit, Chuck also plays with the nationally recognized band "Tangled Roots" which has released three recordings ...


David J. January 29, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I have been taking lessons from Chuck for 4 years and he is the best teacher. Has a great way of breaking down the lessons and explaining them well.
Bradley S. January 29, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Chuck Made every step so easy, he's very good at explaining complex ideas in a really simple way.

It seemed like the knew exactly where I was at mentally with learning, and knew my limits, but pushed me to learn what I was actually capable of learning.

Chuck is very knowledgeable, he's been playing professionally for the last 20 years and it shows.

Excellent communicator, Excellent teacher, and explanor, patient with me, even in the times I didn't practice, and I know he could tell.

Very pleasant and easy going demeanor, and top player in MN.

Surprised the cost to go to him was as low as it was. I felt like I got an incredible bargain.

Thanks for Everything Chuck!

Playing my first gig tonight!
Mark F. Minneapolis, MN

Have taught private bass students for over 30 years.

About Mark

I have extensive experience working both with gifted and special needs students (those with ADHD and autism).

Jesse K. Saint Paul, MN

About Jesse

I take pride helping students of all ages achieve their music goals, whether it be to shred solos in front of a packed house or play intimate songs for close friends. When teaching young people (ages 7 to 18) I do everything I can to get them passionate about their instrument. There is no greater motivator than fascination. I get kids playing real songs within a few lessons. If a student can play along to their favorite Green Day song within a few weeks, they feel like they can do anything. I skip past the "Mary Had a Little Lamb" phase that puts off so many future rock stars and go straight to the real deal: strumming, solos, and songs. When I teach adults, I identify your goals and create detailed lesson plans to achieve those goals step by step. I strive to be clear, patient, and ...

Rylee W. Minneapolis, MN

I have studied the upright bass since elementary school and in private lessons. I was the bass section leader of the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) Philharmonic Orchestra, and have performed many times at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis. I have also played jazz, bluegrass, and other types of music on the upright bass.
I have experience working with elementary and middle school aged children in private lessons and larger orchestra settings as a bass section focus group leader, and would be willing to do group lessons for schools and youth orchestras as well.

About Rylee

I am from Minneapolis, am currently a student at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, with strong interests in the arts, music, nature, and science!

Dave C. Minneapolis, MN

About Dave

Bass Lessons Dave performs and teaches both double bass and electric. He is equally at home with both classical and jazz styles. Dave has both Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Double Bass Performance from the Juilliard School. Dave is currently a freelance bassist in the Twin Cities and teaches bass players of all ages/levels. He is a frequent coach for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony bass sections and was the bass instructor at the 2013 and 2014 Lutheran Summer Music Academy & Festival. Dave has experience teaching all levels of bass and currently teaches at several Twin Cities locations. Dave performed full time for about 20 years with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans. He has also performed with orchestras such as Exultate ...

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