Find a bass guitar instructor in Tampa, FL

Find bass guitar instructors in Tampa, FL

Find bass guitar instructors in Tampa, FL

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Find bass guitar instructors in Tampa, FL

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Tampa, FL

Students agree: these Tampa bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Stingray Bay Music Makers

Stingray Bay Music Makers

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Tampa, FL
I specialize in beginner guitar and bass lessons. I can teach kids , teens, or adults. Maybe you took guitar lessons years ago and want to pick it up again after years have gone by- I can help bring back the fun that you used to have.
Learn To Play The Right Way Guitar Instruction

Learn To Play The Right Way Guitar Instruction

4 hires on Lessons
Serves Tampa, FL
Carol R. says, "Husband is very happy with David and learning after his first lesson. We will continue weekly lessons for now" Read more


New on Lessons
Offers online services
2+ years in business
Serves Tampa, FL
Having played for nearly 30 years, I really enjoy sharing what I've learned with others! I'm particularly good at helping beginners get started and build momentum with developing your chops. Sometimes I'm pretty blown away by how quick some of my students start picking it up once they've had time to learn some of the fundamentals of playing guitar. I've never taught anyone to sing and play simultaneously but would love the opportunity to teach it and see what kind of results a student gets. I taught one student as a beginner and then years later we crossed paths again.. she had stuck with it! Not only that, she had travelled international...
Rick Schilling M.M.guitar And Piano Teacher

Rick Schilling M.M.guitar And Piano Teacher

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Tampa, FL
I taught div. 1 College music Dept for 30 years and was nominated as outstanding teacher by UMASS Lowell music student association 3 times. l have taught private guitar and piano students for 40 years. Everything .l feel l can make anyone a better player. As a guitar teacher l teach all levels and styles , especially classical and jazz guitar. As a pianist, I specialize in jazz, pop, hymns and show tunes , blues, light classics. l have played piano or guitar in hotels, taverns, private clubs, nursing homes, special events since 1974. I have a very large repertoire of music....

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 Tampa bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Tampa area.
Ed M.
Dave is so patient and works at your ability to learn. I'd say he's great for the Beginner, Like myself.
Learn to play the right way guitar instruction
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