Music Teachers Online - The online directory for music education. Music Teachers Online - The online directory for music education
Professional Music Teachers in Australia

Michael Story

http://www.michaelstorytrio.com/

Double Bass Lessons

Styles: Bebop, Modern Jazz, Swing, Classical, Improvised Music

Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Post-Graduate,

Suitability: Ages 5 years and up

Pricing: $40 per 30min lesson, VCE unit 1 -4 $50 per 45min lesson, $60 per 60min lesson

Contemporary Electric Bass Guitar and Double Bass lessons.

My primary focus with students revolves around improvisation.

Music is a fun, creative and inspiring activity that should be enjoyed by all. I tailor all my lessons to suit students’ initial familiarity with music, focusing on songs by artists they listen to and enjoy whilst introducing them to a wider range of musical genres.

All students are taught to read and enjoying reading music understanding it as a tool for conveying what we hear aurally. Theory is taught also, and all lessons are fun, dynamic, interactive experiences were the students’ needs are put first in a professional educational environment.

Key areas of study.

- Music reading from reading the notes on the stave to identifying notes on the instrument

- Ear Training enabling a student to transcribe and learn songs from recordings by developing their relative pitch

- Physical Playing developing a student’s left and right hands covering a variety of articulations (e.g slap bass, thumb muting), posture and sound production

- Improvisation whilst developing the student’s ear they are given opportunities to develop bass lines from recordings, through to creating grooves over given chord progressions and soloing.

- Performance Practise (musicianship) covering all elements that take a musician from the practise room to the stage.

- Theory contemporary Jazz harmony, covering chord scale relationships, improvisation, walking bass line and groove construction, analysis and songwriting

Fitzroy North, VIC - Fitzroy North

79 Bennett Street
Also travelling in the local area
Tel 0405 903 621 or (03) 9077 0390
Email Me

Find others who offer Melbourne Double Bass Lessons

These details were last updated on August 16, 2010

AddThis Social Bookmark Button