James Lockwood

  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours)

James is a professional upright bassist and bass guitarist working in a wide variety of genres and performance environments. A teacher with many years of experience, James specialises in providing lessons for the upright bass, bass guitar, fretless bass guitar, and six-string bass guitar, in addition to teaching music theory, jazz and improvisation, and composition.

As a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts, James has had the opportunity to study and work with many of Australia’s finest musicians, and uses this knowledge to create a dynamic, insightful learning environment that equips students with the knowledge they need to succeed in all musical pursuits.

James’ approach to teaching emphasises a performance-first approach, aiming to prepare students of all ages and abilities for performance opportunities by developing essential instrumental and theoretical abilities, in addition to broad contextual and stylistic knowledge.

Details last updated: February 20, 2024