Steven Fox

Steven F.

Columbus, OH

About Steven F.

Steven teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: June 1998
Last sign in: Last week


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 University where he studied and performed everything from classical to classic rock. Indeed, from the blues to bluegrass, from rock to classical, he has done it all. He currently plays with The Spikedrivers, Fox ‘n’ Hounds Bluegrass Ensemble, and Neil Jacobs' American Gypsy. He recently performed with guitar legends GE Smith and Jorma Kaukonen and David Grier.

In addition, Fox is a gifted instructor with over twelve years of experience. He incorporates music theory and technique in lessons so his students are able to go farther than just reading music. They learn to create music, to play with other musicians, and to play by ear.

Although Fox is serious about music he is able to keep lessons entertaining for students, and offers instruction in many musical genres. Many of Fox’s students have gone on to study music in college and have started successful careers in the field.

Photos and Videos


Jan 2009 - Present
F. N Hounds

F. N Hounds is a bluegrass power trio that features my original material and provides me an outlet to demonstrate my arco ability's on the upright bass.

Oct 2004 - Present
Neil Jacobs American Gypsy

Since 2004 I have been honored to be apart of Neil Jacobs American Gypsy. This ensemble consist of Neil Jacobs on 12 string guitar and Arkidy Gips(violinist for Madaonna) on violin. We perform Neil's original songs as well as traditional tunes from the Balkan's.

Jan 2003 - Present
The Spikedrivers

Jan 2003 - Present
The Spikedrivers

I am a founding member of The Spikedrivers one of Ohio most beloved Americana bands. The Spikedrivers have toured throughout the United states and have released 5 critically acclaimed albums.

Music Instructor
Sep 2001 - Present
Steven F.

I have been been providing private music instruction for over 10 years. Many of my students can be found performing throughout the Central Ohio area.


Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass
Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
The Ohio State University
Bachelor's in Music Double Bass Performance
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001
The Ohio State University

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 2006

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

1 Review on Steven F.

Write a Review
Tony P. Oct 21, 2016
· Ukulele · Online
I find Steven to be very encouraging, his explanations are clear and concise, and the lessons are a lot of fun. I am amazed at how much we're able to accomplish in a thirty minute lesson.
Steven Fox
Steven F.

Previously Viewed