Speedy Beers

Speedy B.

Lehi, UT
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Try the first lesson and if you’re not satisfied we'll refund any unused lessons.
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Try the first lesson and if you’re not satisfied we'll refund any unused lessons.

Bass Guitar Lessons

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I teach beginning and intermediate Bass Guitar. The bass guitar is tuned the same as the four bottom strings of the guitar only one octave below. The fingering is the same as the guitar. I've played bass guitar in rock and pop bands and in country bands. Playing bass is a fun experience.

About Speedy B.

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away.
I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Professor at Western Washington College during my Junior High and High School years. I also studied from Lamar Barus at Ricks College and Paval Farcus at the University of Redlands and from Leslie String of the Redlands Symphony.
I studied Classical guitar from Seko Sessoko a Brazilian guitar player and Jazz guitar from Studio musicians Howard Roberts, Joe Pass and Horace Hatchett.
I have played violin in the Bellingham Junior High School Orchestra, the Bellingham High School Orchestra, the Ricks College Orchestra, the University of Redlands College Orchestra, the Riverside Symphony, the Palomar Symphony, and the North Coast Symphony in San Diego. I am currently playing with the Timpanogos Symphony in Highland Utah.
I played guitar with the Woody James big band and with the big band and hall of fame orchestra. I've played classical guitar for weddings and dinner parties. I played guitar with the variety band "Sound Investment" and other rock, blues and jazz bands
My theater performance experience includes play violin for Annie, Hello Dolly, Chess, Cinderella and more. I also played guitar in theater performances of Les Miserable, Man of La Mancha, Hairspray, Marvelous Wonderettes, and Catch Me if You Can.
My studio, The Speedy Beers Music Studio is a highly professional studio equipped with computer, recording equipment and video lighting and camera for making highly professional videos.
I teach all styles of music on the guitar and violin including classical, jazz,rock, blues, country, folk and fiddle. I have a strong back ground in applied music theory that works for all instruments.
I have a Bachelors degree from the University of Redlands and I have studied privately from some of the best teachers in the world.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1964
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Reviews (12)

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David Aug 20, 2019
Mandolin · In home

I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot.

Ashton G. Jul 15, 2019
Guitar · Online

Speedy is an awesome instructor. We have had one guitar lesson with him and he was kind, and covered a lot of material and walked us through the lesson wonderfully.

Logan G. Jul 15, 2019
Violin · Online

Our first violin lesson with Speedy was awesome! He is kind and walks you through the lesson and covers a lot of pertinent material without overwhelming the student. He did a wonderful job!

Jesse Jul 12, 2019
Violin · In home

Just had my first lesson and Speedy seems awesome. I can tell I'm really going to enjoy his teaching style.

Troy Dec 23, 2018
Guitar · In studio

Speedy is patient, knowledgeable, and very talented. This was my first lesson with him and his encouragement and positive feedback helped me solidify my desire to learn.

Gary D. Jan 4, 2018
Guitar · Online

Speedy is very competent and is a great teacher, he will take me on a musical journey, thanks

Hope Dec 19, 2017
Violin · Online

Speedy is a very patient & knowledgeable instructor to my super active (not always attentive) 8 year old. He has been making many improvements.

Miranda Nov 26, 2017
Viola · Online

I've been getting lessons for 2 years and I've improved greatly.

Miranda Nov 24, 2017
Violin · In home

I've taken lessons with Speedy for 6 years, since I was 11. Everything I know about violin is from him, and he also encouraged me to join Civic Youth Orchestra which is one of the best decisions I've ever made!

Tiffany Nov 24, 2017
Guitar · In studio

Speedy has been a great teacher for my son!

Shea Nov 24, 2017
Violin · Online

I have been taking violin lessons from Speedy for almost 10 years, and I cannot describe how much I have improved. He is a patient, funny, and kind individual who truly enjoys teaching music, as he teaches young seven-year-old's (like I was) and adults alike. I just recently began taking Skype lessons with Speedy, and I enjoy and learn from lessons as much now as I did when I took lessons in person. Speedy is profoundly organized, as he often times remembers what we worked on during the previous lesson better than I do. I would also like to accredit him for flexibility when I have a schedule conflict or cannot make the lesson. I genuinely do think that you come across a teacher like Speedy once in a blue moon.

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Karina Nov 24, 2017
Violin · Online

My daughter and I feel he is the best instructor out there. So much so that when he moved out of state, my daughter still wanted to continue with him online. He can teach anyone from beginning to advanced. My daughter has been first violin for many years, but still improved her playing tremendously when she started taken lessons with Mr. Speedy about a year a go. He really is a great instructor!!!

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Education

Bachelors degree in Business Management
Sep 1990 - Jun 1992

University of Redlands

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