Find a bass guitar instructor in Napa, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in Napa, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in Napa, CA

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Napa, CA

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New on Lessons
Offers online services
5 hires on Lessons
29+ years in business
Serves Napa, CA
I have over 27 years experience teaching private lessons. I take a customized approach taylored to each students tastes and needs. I enjoy watching my students get better and better, as well as playing music with them.
Napa School Of Music

Napa School Of Music

New on Lessons
4 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Napa, CA
About the Napa School of Music The Napa School of Music is a private music school founded by Peter & Victoria Sykes in 2005. In March of 2017, Ralf Lindner became the new school owner and Director. Ralf has a passion for music, experience as a performing musician and many years in business marketing. Ralf has continued with the same spirit and approach that has been so effective and successful in the past 12 years. As a result students will experience the same high quality lessons and programs that they have come to expect from the Napa School of Music. Now in it’s 12th year of operation the school has provided thousands of lessons to familie...

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New on Lessons
Offers online services
12+ years in business
Serves Napa, CA
Hello, my name is Joe I live in Napa and I'm a retired performing musician with over 30 years of experience.. learned to play by ear and jamming with others. Would like pass on my knowledge and experience..
Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
48+ years in business
Serves Napa, CA
Guitarist Matthew Montfort is known as a world guitar innovator and an inspiring music instructor who helps students of all levels and ages learn whatever style they desire. He is on the 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists list at along with such luminaries as Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, John Fahey, Adrian Legg, Merle Travis, John Renbourn, Tommy Emmanuel, Doc Watson, Pierre Bensusan, Toni Rice, Alex De Grassi, Stefan Grossman, Artie Traum, Joni Mitchell, and Peppino D'Agostino. He is the leader of the world music group Ancient Future, a skilled music producer, a composer, and the author of a rhythm training boo...

Your Bass Guitar Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do bass guitar lessons cost near me?

Bass guitar lessons cost $35 to $70 for sessions from 30 to 60 minutes long. Private classes have prices between $45 to $70 per hour to give you that personalized edge. Cheaper group lessons are $25 to $35 per session but give you less personal feedback.

  • Online lessons cost $35 to $55 per hour for remote learning at home.
  • Most monthly subscriptions for ongoing lessons range from $170 to $315.

Are bass guitar lessons worth it?

Bass guitar lessons are worth it to master those frets faster so that you can get confident enough to play for others.

A bass guitar teacher understands how to help you:

  • Focus on rhythm to set a solid foundation for other instruments in a band
  • Put less emphasis on chords and more on single notes and scales
  • Master your key genres like jazz, rock, pop, and funk

What age is good to start bass guitar lessons?

You can start bass guitar lessons for kids from the ages of 6 to 10 years old or whenever they can hold the instrument with enough hand strength to press on the strings. Any age is good for adults to start bass guitar with the right assistance and regular practice.

How many bass guitar lessons do I need?

The number of bass guitar lessons you need varies a lot according to what you want to achieve and how hard you practice. You could expect to play a simple song after 2 to 6 months. However, mastering the guitar professionally typically takes 4 to 10 years.

How do I find the best bass guitar lessons near me?

To find the best bass guitar lessons for you, look at the list of teachers nearby on the Lessons website. You might also find guitar lessons at local music stores.

Before choosing a guitar teacher, remember to:

  • Compare prices from 3 different teachers and ask what their lessons cover.
  • Look at what people have said about them on Google and Lessons.
  • Request a list of other students they've taught to check their experience.
  • Ask other parents how their children feel about the teacher.
  • Ensure you have a written schedule and agreement before the first lesson.
  • Pay in small amounts at first to make sure the teacher is right for you before committing to a full month.

What questions do I ask when choosing a bass guitar teacher?

To ensure you choose the best guitar teacher, consider asking these questions:

  • What's your educational background in music?
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching bass guitar?
  • Do you offer a complimentary initial lesson?
  • What are the typical ages of your students?
  • Which model of bass guitar is best for my practice?
  • Do you know where I can rent equipment?
  • Will you assign finger workout exercises as homework?
  • How frequently should I practice on my own?
  • Which textbooks do I need?
  • How many genres of guitar music can you teach?
  • Can you modify your teaching approach if I'm finding it hard to grasp?
  • What items should I bring to each lesson, and how long does it last?
  • Can I have a written copy of our schedule, contract, and payment details?
  • What is your policy if I have to cancel a lesson suddenly?
  • Can I incorporate my favorite songs into the learning process?

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