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Jesse M.

4.8(104)
Learn basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody, and how they apply to the upright bass.
$1$70
/30 minutes
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Darren S.

4.9(18)
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 both the Essential Elements for Strings books and Suzuki Bass School series 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 and Berklee College of Music, Districts/Regional festivals, youth orchestra programs, and music degree programs at colleges. I feel that the reason why my students succeed is because most of my students get the sense that I am very passionate about teaching the bass and therefore I am usually very detailed and patient in my explanations. I also use a combination of both verbal explanations and hands-on demonstrations, especially when it comes to improving mechanics and musicality. Most of my students (and parents/guardians of students) consider me to be very proficient and engaging. If you are interested in taking lessons with me, choose one of the lesson durations from the provided selection and then we can solidify lesson times that work for your schedule. I look forward to working together and helping you to achieve your greatest potential on the double bass.
$1$66
/45 minutes
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Dave K.

4.8(22)
I began teaching upright bass in 2009. During the 2012-2013, I was the orchestra director at Rolling Meadows High School. I specialize in either jazz or classical studies for the upright bass. Topics include: holding position and posture, left and right hand technique, musical notation, rhythm, scales/arpeggios, and repertoire.
$1$24
/30 minutes
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Jerry M.

4.6(13)
My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!
$1$30
/30 minutes
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Jeff B.

5(10)
Stand Up Bass, Contrabass, Bull Fiddle, Acoustic Bass, Upright Bass. ¡Hablo Español! I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Music Theory, Composition Lessons, Arranging for Horns and Voice and Strings, Soloing, Improvisation, Classical Technique, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Latin, Funk, Country, Folk, and much much more! I have been a pro musician all my adult life, teaching thousands of students over a span of more than three decades! I am a published contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher), in addition to having almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime! I am the author of the following book (available on Amazon): "Scales & Modes for the Bass Fingerboard" by Jeff Brent and Schell Barkley - 2012 A study in four-string instruments tuned to fourths Full-color. I use the Zoom app for live interactive lessons from the comfort of your home. You certainly have many options available regarding choosing an instructor, but I have to assume that you would like to hire the most qualified teacher to guide you on the journey through the wonderful world of music. Everyone moves further, much faster, and is more likely to stay engaged by learning from a master teacher with decades of real-world professional experience to share. I will give you what you need to know, in order to take you where you want to go!
$1$35
/30 minutes
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Michelle T.

4.8(182)
Essential Elements book 1 My main focus is on the bow.
$1$37
/30 minutes
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Theresa S.

4.8(46)
Double Bass or Contra Bass
$1$40
/30 minutes
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Thomas V.

4.9(42)
All styles, all levels- Classical, jazz, rock, blues, you name it! Emphasis on developing a good technique for playing in tune with ease!
$1$50
/30 minutes
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Just had my first lesson with Rachel and really enjoyed it. She is a very good teacher and I look forward to many more lessons with her.

Jason Hime (Upright Bass lessons with Rachel C.)

I’m a super beginner on upright bass. But he is so kind and his teaching is so nice!

Ayaka (Upright Bass lessons with Andrea V.)

We love Rachel!!! She is patient and kind. She carefully explains what my daughter can do to improve her technique and tone. She is intentional in her instruction, making sure the basics are solid. Sh

Julie (Upright Bass lessons with Rachel C.)

Rachel is knowledgeable and so easy going. Really enjoying lessons.

Carolyn (Upright Bass lessons with Rachel C.)

Just had my first lesson with Rachel and really enjoyed it. She is a very good teacher and I look forward to many more lessons with her.

Jason Hime (Upright Bass lessons with Rachel C.)

I’m a super beginner on upright bass. But he is so kind and his teaching is so nice!

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