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Brett L.

4 Reviews
Lima, NY
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Robin and Timothy Wentworth Scholarship Award from Monroe Community College
  • Music Performance, Guitar from Monroe Community College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Brett L.

4 Reviews
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Child or adult if you are serious about bass guitar I will customize your lessons to maximize your potential. What ever style you want to learn I can help you achieve your goals will by providing to you my 20 years of real-world experience as a gigging musician.

About Brett

My name is Brett, I have been playing in bands since 1992. I received a degree from Monroe Community College in performance: guitar in 2012. I've written recorded and performed my own music the last 5 years. I opened a recording/instructional studio in 2015 and I look forward to passing on my kn

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Vic V.
A great start. I think he knows what I want, and how I want to learn guitar
Hunter A.
First lesson went very well. Looking forward to the next.
Deborah Dickson Jones
I just had my first lesson with Brett and he customized it according to my individual needs and circumstance. I am passionate about guitar and folk music but have no musical experience. Bretts plan is to start with the very basics and move forward from there. He was very patient with me and his directions were easy to follow. Though I am a senior I feel like I am 20 years old again and learning a new skill. Thanks Brett
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Jeremie W.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremie W.

25 Reviews
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I've been playing electric bass guitar for about 10 years now. Similar to guitar, I can teach either finger-style or with a pick.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Danny
Jeremie is a great instructor. He moves and a good pace, really knows the details of what he is teaching, and caters the lesson material to you to keep it interesting. Would highly recommend!
Anoop A.
Danny
Jeremie is knowledgeable and easy to work with. He caters the lesson to your goals and I have no doubt I will achieve what I want if I stick with it! Would definitely recommend!

Moa M.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Swedish, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Moa M.

29 Reviews
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Wether you are shooting for the Hollywood Bowl or just want to jam out with your buddies, I am here to help you reach your goals! We will cover everything from bass lines and licks to basic theory and your favorite tunes.

About Moa

Having grown up with two teaching parents and a teaching sister, I think it was pretty clear what I was going to be when I grew up. After touring all over the world, having songs on TV and radio and being signed both as an artist and a songwriter, I have learned some amazing things and I love passi

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Jurnee P.
Moa is an amazing teacher! She’s patient and very helpful and I’d definitely recommend her to anyone looking for singing lessons.
Kelly B.
Moa is a great teacher. She really understands how to bring out the best in people.
Paige
I've been talking lessons with Moa for the past month and I've already learned a lot and can tell my voice is getting stronger. She's a great instructor.

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Rich H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 1982
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Rich H.

1 Review
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I have taught the bass for almost 40 years. I know a lot of little tricks and techniques to make you a better player!

About Rich

I’ve been involved in music since my dad started trying to teach me guitar at a young age. Instrumental music always fascinated me - how did such beautiful sound come out of those pieces of wood or plastic or hunks of metal?! In college, the opportunity to study instruments enthralled me! I wo

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Cathy
Rich is a helpful, knowledgeable teacher with a wealth of experience in a variety of musical instruments. He taught me so much about music theory and performance in just over two years of trumpet lessons with me starting at beginner level. At the time of this evaluation, my lessons are now at college level. Rich’s strengths lie in identifying with students of all ages and customizing flexible lessons that deliver results. Let Rich help you (or your child) get to the next level in music.

Steven F.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Steven F.

12 Reviews
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It is my goal as a teacher to give you the tools to play music but more importantly to create music.

My Teaching Philosophy

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Scales and arpeggios our the bedrock of music. They are the foundation of everything harmonically and melodically. We will begin with learning our major, minor and pentatonic scales and corresponding arpeggios. Once we have an understanding of those we will delve into our modes and more “exotic” scales.

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The right hand is our time machine. It gives us the ability to play in time and with groove and feel. We will work on rhythmic studies string crossings and practicing with a metronome. Remembering music is harmony, Melody and rhythm working as one.

For those who are new to playing music the hardest thing for some to master is rhythm/time keeping. It is the black and white right or wrong of the music world. Often times our want to progress quickly is hampered by skipping over the basic building blocks of rhythm and ...

About Steven

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State Universit

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Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.

Gregory V.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Hands 4 Hope After School Arts Program;Lydia Floyd:CEO, Diane Allen:Program Director-North Hollywood Arts District
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Gregory V.

25 Reviews
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I've been teaching Bass Guitar for 30+ years and my students have gone on to play in bands and work with major artists. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to know you way around the instrument and as time goes on you'll be able to play what you hear and want to play. I specialize in Pop, Rock & R&B and I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Gregory

Just moved back home from Los Angeles for the past 21 years and looking for new students who want to really take that first step or take it to a whole other level! Join me! The shortest and most direct methods to unveiling one's musical dreams. Voice, Guitar, Keyboard & Bass Private & Group

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Annabelle J.
Super patient and very good with kids. Added on guitar lessons as I see us being long term students.
Cole S.
Gregory is a great teacher, he is so patient! He has a great way of getting through to the student. My son really enjoys going to piano. 🎹
Victoria B.
Gregory was great! Looking forward to the next lesson :0)

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Average Cost of Bass Guitar Lessons in Rochester, NY

The average cost of 60-minute bass guitar lessons in Rochester 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 $276 per hour.
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"My experience with instructor Akers was very professional as well as insightful. His many years of experience was evident in his teaching. I am very pleased with my overall progress and success!"
- Jill S.
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Raymond A.
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"Greg knows his instruments inside out. He has explored every genre from countless musical perspectives and brings this to his teaching.

He is patient and encouraging. He affords his students more than just how-to's - he asks of them to truly connect with the instrument they want to learn. He is well-worth your investment as he will truly invest in you."
- Skip
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Really enjoying learning to read music and more!"
- Steven
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Mark L.
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"Know how to help you succeed

In a very short time, Kim has helped me to expand my ability as a musician. I played in a band for a few years, and I feel like only now through her guidance am I really starting to understand my instrument.

She has a great way of layering knowledge to help it stick, and is very patient. I highly recommend her."
- matthew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kimberly A.
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"Really great teacher, having fun learning."
- aleena
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon."
- Andrew
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"I took bass lessons with Jason during the summer. Jason provided a thorough assessment of my skills and challenged me to improve with each lesson. He was always well-prepared when the next lesson commenced. I could also always count on Jason to patiently answer any questions I had. He is also versatile in his teachings (knowledgeable about music theory, too) and will do his best to make certain your musical interests are addressed. Jason’s calm demeanor and patience were also appreciated.Jason did a great job of making certain I was satisfied with my lesson and what I was learning. Kudos to Jason for always giving his best when helping a student reach his/her music goals."
- Suzanne
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"John has been very patient and caring. I have learned so much from such a talented guy. Thank again John"
- Daniel
Took Bass Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Jonathan is a very gifted musician and teacher. He worked very well with our shy teenage daughter teaching her the bass guitar. He is very passionate about his craft and committed to his work."
- Diane
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan S.
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"I had the pleasure to take bass lessons with Paul for several years. He was knowledgable, attentive, and patient while at the same time always advocating for me to challenge myself. I learned some great fundamental skills and how to come up with my own bass lines to incorporate into the band I play with. I highly recommend Paul if you are interested in getting better at the bass!"
- John
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul S.
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