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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Oakdale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Basics of open scales and arpeggio fingerings and movable patterns for bluegrass, country, blues or beginning jazz..

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Adriana R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Catalan, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 50; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Adriana R.

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I like to think about myself as a facilitator that is here to help students achieve their maximum potential. I am always interested in what students need and what they have to say about music, and I believe that good communication is essential in any lesson. Over the years I have discovered that often times, I am the one who is learning in every lesson, and it is incredibly rewarding when my students achieve their goals.

About Adriana

I started musical studies when I was 9 at the Valencia Municipal Conservatory "José Iturbi". In 2013, I was admitted to the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) where I obtained my bachelor in Music Performance studying under professors Jonathan Camps from Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and

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Dee F.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dee F.

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I have 7 years experience as an orchestra director, beg.-advanced upright bass lessons, 10 years experience.

About Dee

*** Travel Equipment *** Books. Students must have their own instrument (keyboards are acceptable for taking piano lessons). I always council students on brand, quality of instrument they are purchasing before they buy it. *** Specialties *** I have been a public school music educator for

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Samantha
Dee is very kind. My daughter truly enjoyed her first lesson!
Brianna
Dee is very kind and understanding. She was very supportive when a work issue came up and I to push back my lesson time.

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Baltazar M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Performance from Los Angeles College of Music
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Baltazar M.

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Our lessons are fun! First and foremost, learning an instrument has to be fun to engage the brain and keep the student interested in progressing. I pride myself in being a unique teacher that effectively pushes students to progress at a steady pace while still having fun and loving the instrument.

About Baltazar

Hi! My name is Baltazar! I am a passionate teacher and musician who has been playing since about age 10 and teaching since about age 15. I love all styles of music and aim to re-create that love in all of my students. I firmly believe that in order to learn and excel in a subject a student must enj

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Maggie L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • BM in Double Bass Perfromance from Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maggie L.

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I provide lessons for classical double bass playing, from beginner to advanced level.

About Maggie

Hello, there! My name is Maggie, I specialize in classical double bass playing. I'm currently a musician in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. I've been classically trained at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music for my bachelor's degree and Cleveland Institute of Music for my master's deg

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Holly D.
Maggie is so patient, kind, helpful.
Haley
Maggie is a phenomenal teacher! She does a great job of communicating online. She helped me prepare over the summer for college playing, and I am so glad I got to work with her!
Matthew
Maggie is a smart, patient and diligent instructor, who has lots of practical experience and useful advice for aspiring classical bassists.
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Christopher G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christopher G.

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As a professional upright bass player for the past eight or so years, I have toured both domestically and internationally. Drawing from these years of experience, I can help you with any thing from the basics to what to know for a professional gig. I can teach classical technique, Jazz soloing/walking, how to get good sound/intonation, and give help for those trying to bridge the gap into the professional realm.

About Christopher

In my many years of teaching and being taught I have realized that the best teachers are those who really focus on the needs of the student and help them realize their passion for playing music. This usually involves a lesson plan which combines both technical aspects and working on songs, so that

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Nick
I've taken bass lessons from Chris for about a year. He's a very skilled musician and is also very good at communicating in a way that makes concepts easier to understand. He has a laid back personality that makes lessons enjoyable but he still demands effort. Overall, I would recommend taking lessons from Chris
Emily
I have no musical background, but I thought it would be fun to learn the guitar as an adult (I'm 31). A friend recommended that I take lessons from Chris; there's no question that Chris was qualified. Overly qualified! But it's not Chris' talent that makes him an effective, influential teacher. Rather, it's his calm demeanor and clear vision of how best to teach the basics and mechanics.

It's be a blast learning from Chris. Our weekly lesson is always a highlight for me! He's as great as they get.
Katherine
I’ve done both in-home & remote lessons with Chris. Chris is a really great teacher, with a deep knowledge of music theory and technique, but also the ability to adjust that to whatever level you’re coming in at. I was a near complete beginner with a lot of anxiety about playing in front of other people when we started and Chris was able to work through that with me with a lot of humor and kindness. His agenda is to work with his students on songs they are interested in learning, and along the way weave in lessons on how notes and chords work, which I’ve really enjoyed. He also teaches bass guitar to my teenage daughter, who really enjoys her lessons and has improved greatly since they began. I highly recommend Chris.

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Average Cost of Upright Bass Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute upright bass lessons in Pittsburgh is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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$54 average
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$71 average

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"He was great! Maggy is learning so much! So glad we found Mark"
Maggy
Took Upright Bass lessons from Mark L.
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"My son does hybrid in person and online lessons with Darren. Darren is very enthusiastic, encouraging and articulate. After every lesson, my son is energized. For the first time, he advanced to state level after intensive lessons with Darren. Darren also teaches HOW to practice and clearly points out what he needs to do so my son can focus his practice. Highly recommend him."
Polly
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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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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"Maggie is a smart, patient and diligent instructor, who has lots of practical experience and useful advice for aspiring classical bassists."
Matthew
Took Upright Bass lessons from Maggie L.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Matthew for the past six months and he is a very knowledgeable instructor and all around good guy. 10/10 would recommend."
Ryan
Took Upright Bass lessons from Matthew F.
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"This man is taking me through an exquisite struggle and building my confidence. Thanks!"
Skip
Took Upright Bass lessons from Cory P.
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"Patient and positive!"
Chris
Took Upright Bass lessons from Rachel C.
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"Just had my first lesson with Benjamin and it was great. Looking forward to more lessons"
Jamie
Took Upright Bass lessons from Benjamin Y.
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"Super intelligent guy, very patient and easy to work with."
Fred
Took Upright Bass lessons from Steven F.
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"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."
Elijah
Took Upright Bass lessons from Alec S.
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