Overview

Our bass instructors teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical styles on both electric and acoustic basses. Each lesson will challenge the student with a new technique or music theory, and ends with something fun – such as your favorite riff or song. We employ a variety of bass method books based on student needs and learning styles.

What’s the #1 reason to study bass at the Academy?

Our bass instructors are warm, friendly, and a whole lot of fun! The instructors work with you to tailor a lesson plan that fits the student’s needs and personal goals. Whether you’re playing in local bands, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the bass after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

What styles of bass do you teach?

We teach all styles, from rock, pop, jazz, and blues to metal, and country – on electric basses.

How qualified are your bass instructors?

Our bass and music instructors have received their education from prestigious institutions such as New York University, Berklee College of Music, USC, Bob Cole Conservatory, etc. Many have toured the US and Europe, and bring over 25 years of professional performance and teaching experience to your lessons.

What will I learn from bass lessons at the Academy?

Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenges and theory concept, and ends with something fun – like a classic riff or song. We use a variety of bass method books to bring the right curriculum for each student.

Do I need to purchase a bass to learn the instrument?

Yes, you will need to either purchase or rent an instrument! We can help you find the right one. Please contact the front desk for assistance.

Are there recitals?‍

Absolutely! Every October, December and June, our students have the opportunity to perform in world class recital halls. Admission is free, so you can invite all of your family and friends.