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Alec S.

3 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Alec S.

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I have a deep passion for the bass, in all its musical contexts. I've been a student myself for 18 years and counting, and I look forward to every opportunity to impart what I've learned to others. As a professional performer, I know what's required of bassists - I make it a priority to prepare my students accordingly, and ensure they have a well-rounded understanding of the instrument and music as a whole.

About Alec

I'm a professional jazz bassist, freelancing in and around the New York City area for the past 4 years. Since graduating from SUNY Purchase, my bass has taken me from West Village basement clubs to the Hong Kong International Jazz Festival and everywhere in between! My teaching style reflects my

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Shirley
I haven't played bass seriously in years, but have found myself with much more free time during quarantine, and began taking bass lessons with Alec. Lately, we've been focusing more on bass guitar, my first love! Alec is a phenomenal teacher (and musician!!!), and he's helped me so much to get my bass-guitar game back in shape. So glad I found him as a teacher :)))))
Elijah
Alec has been teaching my 14-year-old son upright bass for two years now. Not only has Alec been extremely professional, reliable, and accommodating as a teacher, he has transformed my son's playing from a virtual beginner to a well-rounded bassist who can hold his own in any rhythm section. Alec's style of teaching is accessible and precise --he has helped my son master the basics of technique while also inspiring him to build his musicality and love for his craft. I cannot stress enough how grateful I am to Alec for helping my son grow as a musician and as a person.
Sunny
Alec has been helping my 11-year-old son with upright bass for almost a year now. We started out in home and switched to online during the pandemic period. Alec is a great teacher: patient, cheerful, organized, punctual, polite, flexible and able to connect with my son. My son is not always the most focused child, but Alec keeps him on task and, as a result, my son has been steadily improving. Alec was also instrumental in helping my son prepare for NYSSMA and the Westchester County orchestra, both of which are rather competitive forums.
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Yuriy G.

Bayonne, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Postgraduate Diploma from Royal Academy Of Music (London, UK)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yuriy G.

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I employ healthy and efficient practicing and teaching technique through relaxation, gradual learning and individual approach. The lessons may also include theory, analysis, basic of advanced composition and many other aspects depending on the student's needs and abilities. The main goal is that my students are able to get fully engaged in the process of learning and enjoy every minute of it!

About Yuriy

Yuriy Galkin is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning composer and musician. He performed at such major venues and festivals as Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Southbank Centre, Vladivostok Jazz Festival, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Hall, London Jazz Festival, Hull Jaz

Martin N.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Martin N.

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About Martin

Hello students and parents! I have been teaching bass, guitar, and piano for over 10 years and have been playing all those instruments for over 12 years. I have experience teaching kids as young as five as well as adults. I enjoy having a variety of students. I received a Bachelors in Music f

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Joseph Occhiogrosso
I've just started with Martin and I couldn't be happier. He is very knowledgeable and attentive to details in our lessons. He posseses all of the basic qualities of a good teacher. I'm excited that I'm finally playing upright bass.

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José C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Masters in Music Performance from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1998
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José C.

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My expertise and extensive knowledge of the double bass technique and repertoire will provide you with a unique learning experience. Lets have fun while learning and performing.

About José

Hi! Thank you for stopping by my site. My name is José C. For over 20 years I have had the privilege of teaching and working as a professional musician in the US and South America. I enjoy teaching, learning, and taking up new challenges. I have been able to help and guide many of my students t

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Josiah
Mr. Carrion helped me immensely during my time with him, and I learned so much about how to be a great bass player. He taught me many things that I was not previously aware of and helped me with my college auditions. Overall, I had a really good time with him and he was a great help.
Santiago Vasco
José es una persona increíble, si no sabes como empezar o continuar tú camino musical, él es el indicado... junto con toda la experiencia que tiene por tocar por el mundo, su pedagogía y atencion personalizada (junto con tú trabajo por supuesto) te harán tomar y aire y decir yo puedo hacer esto.
Alondra
Es mi privilegio emitir que le Mgst. José Carrión, con quien tuve el honor de estudiar durante los años 2017 - 2019 es un excelente docente, de los mejores que he tenido a lo largo de mi aprendizaje musical que cumple a cabalidad las labores encomendadas y es miembro respetable y productivo de la sociedad.
Por esta múltiples otras razones que con mucho gusto puedo comunicarle si lo considera necesario, es un privilegio para mí, el otorgar mi recomendación personal.
Sé que, sin duda, en cualquier lugar, él dejara muy en alto su propio buen nombre y el mío.

Atentamente,
Alondra Bravo

Translated using Google Translate.

It is my privilege to issue you Mgst. José Carrión, with whom I had the honor of studying during the years 2017 - 2019, is an excellent teacher, one of the best I have had throughout my musical training, who fully fulfills the tasks entrusted and is a respectable and productive member of society. .
For these multiple other reasons that I can gladly communicate to you if you consider it necessary, it is a privilege for me to grant my personal recommendation.
I know that, without a doubt, anywhere, he raised his own good name and mine very high.

Sincerely,
Alondra Bravo
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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Peter B.

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The method systematically approaches bass technique from the first note - open strings through Major and minor scales arpeggios fingerings, bow exercises, up to 7th position

About Peter

I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my studen

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
Joe ..
Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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Robb V.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Robb V.

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I teach blues, bluegrass, rockabilly, country and some swing. Ive been playing for 10 years professionally in many venues around the east coast. My degree is what amounts to a double major double minor in Jazz piano/Recording engineering and jazz and classical guitar and having toured and played as a jazz pianist and being around and playing with so many upright players it was a natural progression for me. (on piano we learn to walk bass lines like bass players)

About Robb

Hi! I'm Robb: .piano, guitar and bass teacher. I’d like to tell you a little bit about myself. I started playing piano at 6, all classical music, and by 10 was playing in piano guilds and scoring very highly. However, around 11 or 12 i was searching for something other than 200 year old music a

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Kristen
Robb is classically trained and a brilliant teacher! He taught our son guitar! He can really reach the kids and engage them!
Colleen
My son has been taking lessons from Robb for over a year now. He loves his instruction from Robb!
Cole
Robb is great guitar teacher! He’s fun to talk to, very knowledgeable and always can take what I say I would like to learn and come up with creative tools or exercises to help me achieve that goal.

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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 $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $120 per hour.
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"My 11 year old has attended an after school music program in our district for a few years playing the double bass. When Covid hit, she was no longer able to continue learning, but her music teacher recommended her to audition for a selective music program at Berklee College of Music. That's when I reached out to Darren via his website to see if he could work with my child for the 8 week period to prepare for the online audition submission.

Darren worked with her every week on a completely new song, introduced great techniques that enabled her to learn quickly and develop new skills. Those 8 weeks were very productive as my she learned the entire song, did the audition and was accepted into the Berklee music program. Darren is a very knowledgeable and dedicated music instructor and I am grateful to him for helping my daughter get into a selective music program. The online lessons from Darren are exceptional. You will not be disappointed with his instructions."
Kim
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"He is a good teacher with great attention to detail."
Daniel
Took Upright Bass lessons from Geoff B.
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"Sam is an incredible upright and electric bassist, and he is experienced in a variety of genres including pop, classical, and especially jazz. He is very easy going and friendly and is great to work with. He also loves music theory and is knowledgeable on a variety of topics."
Nicole
Took Upright Bass lessons from Samuel S.
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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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"Darren has been an outstanding teacher for my high school daughter preparing for her college auditions. His attention to detail has vastly improved her technique. She is playing with more confidence also. Darren is fabulous in sharing his time and talent. She has had several private lesson teachers on the past but he is definitely the best!"
Kathleen
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"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
Took Upright Bass lessons from Chris B.
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"Jose is so knowledge about the bass and guitar and such a great teacher. I would highly recommend him as a teacher. He loves music, loves the bass and loves playing. He is a great teacher and wonderful performer."
Pam
Took Upright Bass lessons from José C.
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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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"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 searched for an excellent upright bass teacher for a good while. Then I found David Lloyd. David is patient, humorous, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. He carefully taught me all the necessary groundwork to enable me to continue on my own for a while. In a few months I will, without question, continue my studies with David. I would, without hesitation, recommend David to anyone interested in seriously studying the Upright Bass."
Ron
Took Upright Bass lessons from David L.
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