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Brian V.

31 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brian V.

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I teach classical, jazz and bluegrass on the upright bass, or pretty much any style you can imagine. i teach all levels and have a lot of fun with my students.

About Brian

Brian has been teaching music lessons since earning a Bachelor of Music in 2004 in Classical performance. He has had success with students of all ages and demographics. Brian's number one focus is on making learning to play an instrument fun. He does not focus on rigorous practice but rather on

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Sam
Brian is a great guy and a very knowledgable musician. He was very patient with my 12 yr old daughter during the piano lessons and she enjoyed spending her time with her. He's encouraging and supportive.
Carolina M.
Brian has been teaching my 9 year old son to play the piano for nearly 1 year. He is enthusiastic, patient and knowledgeable. Brian methods to teach children are outstanding. He is able to hold my son's attention for the entire length of the class and tailor his lecture to my son learning needs. My son absolutely loves his lessons and looks forward to it every week!
Greg
Great teacher! Helped me extensively with my playing

John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Awarded Most Valuable Soloist from Berkely Jazz Fest 1995
  • Teaching since 2003
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John L.

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College Performance Degree in Bass
Diploma from Grove School of Music in Bass
20 years professional experience of Bass Playing

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Chris B.

2 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
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Chris B.

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I've been playing in jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, country bands, etc, for more than 15 years. I will guide you to mastery on the upright bass through sound fundamental education and transcription.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Andy O.
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 H.
Andy loved his lesson and is excited for the next one! Thanks!

Meet Online Upright Bass Teachers Serving Forest Hills, NY

Amber W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
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Amber W.

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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Adrita M.
Amber was very nice.. she knew how to jump in right where my daughter had left her last teacher and became a favorite on the first day. :)
Donna
Amber makes lessons challenging and fun. She's got a great teaching style, develops student's confidence, and knows what a student needs to work on to become their best.
Alec
She’s wonderful & patient. My son, Alec, is enjoying his lessons.
She also gives good advice on practicing and taking care of the sax.
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Stanley R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Bachelors in Arts - Jazz Studies and Performance from Michigan State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stanley R.

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I am experienced performer of +6 years and have recently completed my Bachelors in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University, under the tutelage of jazz legend Rodney Whitaker. I toured and performed all around the state of Michigan while I was in school and know the demands of what i takes to be a working and great upright bass player. I've had the pleasure of playing on a professional gigs with all my faculty at State and played in all top ensembles.
Shoot me a message and I'd love to get started with you!

About Stanley

Hello, my name is Stanley R., I come from a musical family where both my parents are full-time musicians and love what they do. Music is a soulful and fulfilling endeavor and I'd be more than happy to help you along that journey. I've been playing music since I was 7, beginning with the cello and d

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Fyodor
Stanley is teaching my 8 year old son. My husband Is taking lessons with Stanley too. I can see a lot of progress in both of them! He found a good approach to my son - he is friendly and supportive and keeps my son curious about music theory.
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Charles B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Jazz Studies from Cal State University of Northridge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charles B.

3 Reviews
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Whether is Jazz, classical, technique, bow, sound, I can get you playing this magical instrument with confidence!

About Charles

Hi ! This is Charles. I'm a musician that have been working as a freelance bass player for the last 10 years. I have tons of experience from anywhere between playing in church, to small cocktail rooms, loud and crazy bars, to high production shows. I am educated in Jazz studying the Upright bas

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Daniel
Charles it's really cool dude, great musician and mentor
Diana
Charles is an awesome. I love him! Always encouraging and patient. Knows a lot about the bass and music as a whole. Check him out!
Cooper
Charles is a great teacher! Super patient, and really knows his stuff! I learned a lot from him, and especially benefited from his knowledge of jazz.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Forest Hills, NY

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Forest Hills is $72. 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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$54 average
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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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"Can't say enough great things about Daniel. We are very experienced when it comes to music teachers, my daughter (9) has been learning Suzuki violin for 5 years with multiple teachers and last year she decided to also start taking Bass. Her lessons are both challenging yet inspiring at the same time- a combination that is hard to do. Daniel listens to the student and has a natural knack for knowing how to change up the lesson when needed while still focusing on building a solid foundation. He understands that playing an instrument also needs a growing appreciation for music/songs that the instrument can play and he continues to grow her repertoire of song styles far beyond the classical that she is used to. Most importantly she looks forward to her lessons and loves playing to songs she is learning."
- Meme
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"Hannah is helping me regain all that I lost fro nearly 50 years ago."
- David
Took Upright Bass lessons from Hannah F.
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"Daniel is an outstanding musician. I have had the distinct pleasure of witness this both as an audience member at his performances and while performing with me in my jazz trio. Daniel has a deep understanding of both classical music as well as jazz, rock and anything between. And best of all, despite all his great achievements and talent, he comes across as modest person who gives you inspiration to live up to his standards. He has quickly become one of the most sought after bass player and instructor in this region. I highly recommend him.

- Anders, saxophonist, TheSwedishJazz.com"
- Anders
Took Upright Bass lessons from Daniel B.
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"I cannot believe how much I've learned in just 3 lessons with Hannah! She is an excellent teacher, patient, encouraging, and clear. She quickly assessed what I was looking for in upright bass lessons and the lessons are exactly what I was hoping for, and more. I'm so glad to have found Hannah."
- Cara Bidwell
Took Upright Bass lessons from Hannah F.
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"Rachel is knowledgeable and so easy going. Really enjoying lessons."
- Carolyn
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rachel C.
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"At first I was skeptical about taking online lessons, but I love taking lessons with Hannah. I'm a classical bassist starting to learn jazz, and Hannah is providing exactly what I was hoping for in starting my jazz career. The first lesson we went over what my goals are, and she is providing me with exactly the tools that I need to progress. Every week she sends me a personalized document of what we went over in lessons, what I should focus on in the coming week, and music resources (exercises, jazz charts, etc) to utilize! She is patient, kind, knowledgeable in both technique and theory, and pushes me every lesson."
- Samantha
Took Upright Bass lessons from Hannah F.
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"Darren is enthusiastic and always looking for ways to "get through" to a student. He has a contagious passion."
- Emily
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"It was great, better than what I expected."
- Sam
Took Upright Bass lessons from Michael R.
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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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