Find a bass guitar instructor in Boulder, CO

Find bass guitar instructors in Boulder, CO

Find bass guitar instructors in Boulder, CO

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Find bass guitar instructors in Boulder, CO

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Boulder, CO

Students agree: these Boulder bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Windsong Music School

Windsong Music School

8+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
Kirk B. says, "I’ve been Mr. Dunkin’s student and colleague and I’ve always been impressed with his passion for helping others learn music and musical instruments. He is a kind teacher and uses his expertise to help students grow as musicians. He also has a great sense of humor. If you are looking to learn how to play an instrument I highly encourage you to learn from Mr. Dunkin " Read more
Francisco Marques Guitar/Brazilian Music Lessons

Francisco Marques Guitar/Brazilian Music Lessons

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Boulder, CO
Ben D. says, "Francisco pays close attention to what I'm doing (even through zoom!) and is quick to catch small mistakes before they become habit. He's very patient and easy going, so I quickly feel at ease and am able to focus on the work. I'd highly recommend working with him." Read more
Music 4 Humans

Music 4 Humans

Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
Eduardo J. says, "Muy buenos profesores" Read more
Timothy Sadler's Guitar Lessons

Timothy Sadler's Guitar Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Boulder, CO
My name is Timothy Sadler. I have been playing guitar since 2004 and have been teaching lessons since 2009. I grew up in a family of musicians and I have a passion for the electric guitar. I’m well versed in Punk, Metal, Funk and Math Rock styles
Oso Music

Oso Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Boulder, CO
I have 45 years experience public and privately, graduating with a BA Education Instrumental Music. I perform regularly and own a recording studio. I also have a female instrutor with similar experience. Dave Hidalgo 303.744.9172

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?

Reviews for Boulder bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Boulder area.
Kelli J.
Mr. Dunkin is very patient and a great teacher. My daughter has learned so much and truly enjoys learning how to play her flute.
Windsong Music School
Alicia R.
We love our instructor, Louis Racicot. He is so patient with my kiddo. I'm not sure if he had experience with instructing a child with autism...virtually, but he's doing wonderfully well! He is a professional. His instruction is simple. He breaks the music down in bite size pieces and allows my kiddo to succeed. He's the best!
Music 4 Humans
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