Find a bass guitar instructor in San Diego, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in San Diego, CA

Find bass guitar instructors in San Diego, CA

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Find bass guitar instructors in San Diego, CA

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in San Diego, CA

Students agree: these San Diego bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Scott Humphries Music Lessons

Scott Humphries Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
I teach beginning music lessons for Guitar, Bass Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano and Ukulele. I have a BA in Music from Boise State University (1980). I have been teaching and preforming for many years, I currently play ukulele with two local groups. I also have a Facebook page under Scott Humprhries Music.
Calvan Plays Bass

Calvan Plays Bass

New on Lessons
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
Calvan Christ is a bass guitarist and educator with over two decades of performance experience, and 10+ years experience as a music instructor and mentor. Calvan was a student of the jazz studies program at the University of Oregon, and he enjoys studying, playing, and teaching all styles of music from jazz standards to modern progressive metal and everything in between. He currently plays in bands local to San Diego, CA, and is available for one-on-one mentoring and lessons on bass guitar and guitar. Calvan works with all skill levels from beginner to advanced players of all ages that want to improve technique and/or learn music theory and s
Dylan Farrell

Dylan Farrell

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves San Diego, CA
Now offering Guitar, Bass and Music Theory Lessons for an affordable price. Lives in San Diego, CA. Can come to you.
Big Harry 's  Free Lessons

Big Harry 's Free Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
40+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
I have played guitar for 45 years. Been giving guitar lessons for 40 years. I have been performing for 40 years. I know 8 modes, scales. varios picking techniques, I have played guitar with many accomplished players. I love working with my hands. I like entertaining and I love music. I also am a songwriter/ singer/rapper/ performer. I write songs using all genres. I am a lot of times percussive with my approach to finding rythyms. I can identify and nurture skills and natural abilities. I can integrate with anyone on all levels. I have a simple and effective songwriting recipe that anyone can use.

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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