Double Bass Lessons
Styles: Jazz, contemporary, classical, rock, blues, folk
Skill Level: All skill levels welcome. Beginner to advanced.
Suitability: Ages 5 to 105 years
Pricing: $50 for an hour lesson.
Have you ever wanted to discover the Double Bass?
Perhaps you’ve been playing electric bass in bands and you’re curious about the upright?
Or perhaps you have already been playing for years and are seeking some new skills or to expand your musical horizons?
John offers friendly, enjoyable and effective Double Bass tuition.
John is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (Improvisation) and has experience playing and teaching many styles, from modern jazz to classical, contemporary to blues.
Among his achievements have been performing in orchestras at the Sydney Opera House and being accepted into the National Jazz Awards at the Wangaratta Jazz festival.
He also holds all the relevant qualifications, including: – Working with Children Check – ‘Permission to Teach’ (through the VIT) – Currently completing a ‘Master of Teaching’ (UniMelb)
Lessons can be catered to any taste:
Example of lesson content-
(This depends on you) :-)
Working on a certain style
Help with ‘groove’
TIps for playing in a band
Correct right / left hand positions
Relaxation / tension release
Playing ‘by ear’
Playing in tune ;)
Creating your ‘own voice’ on the instrument
How to make yourself ‘more employable’
Mentorship for VCE 1 – 4 studies
Preparation for uni exams / auditions
All ages and skill levels accepted.
Lessons at his studio in Coburg.
These details were last updated on June 25, 2014