Find a bass guitar instructor in Evanston, IL

Find bass guitar instructors in Evanston, IL

Find bass guitar instructors in Evanston, IL

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Find bass guitar instructors in Evanston, IL

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Evanston, IL

Students agree: these Evanston bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Jesse Lear Bass Lessons

Jesse Lear Bass Lessons

5.0(4)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Evanston, IL
Veronica B. says, "Jesse is incredibly thoughtful and patient when it comes to being a musician and educator. He truly strives to make you feel welcome and supported no matter your level of experience or knowledge. Jesse takes the time to understand your needs and work with you to develop not only your skills but musical interests. He has a natural teaching ability that translates to feeling more comfortable and confident as a musician. Jesse is an incredible teacher that I wholeheartedly recommend!" Read more
Glines Guitar

Glines Guitar

5.0(3)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Damian S. says, "John is a fantastic teacher. He's very knowledgeable in various styles and music theory. Geared lessons towards my personal interests and often provided an abundant amount of materials to help reinforce any concepts we went over and anything I was curious about. " Read more
BLUE GUITAR ZONE

BLUE GUITAR ZONE

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Kevin F. says, "My instructor, Kevin started with me 6 months ago as a beginner and I cannot believe how quickly I progressed with his gentle, yet well informed teaching method. It feels wonderful to be able to play songs you enjoy!" Read more
Sam The Guitar Man

Sam The Guitar Man

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves Evanston, IL
I have been playing guitar for 32 years and am familiar with most styles of music. I am still an active musician playing and writing original music for my current band Baby Cuts. I have headlined the House of Blues, the Metro and other various live venues in Chicago and can help you have the same success which is learning how to play good music which will some day help you craft your own music and start your own band or join another successful band. I enjoy sharing my music knowledge and experience with others....
Green Bass Lessons

Green Bass Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
2+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Music is an Art that can teach you about yourself. Helping people grow musically helps them grow as people in return it helps me grow as well
Ed Burns Music Lessons

Ed Burns Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Serves Evanston, IL
I've been a musician for 18 years and have played professionally for 15.i live and breath music , Im a very patient teacher able to handle different learning g style from all ages. I believe in makeing it fun and helping the student grow to where they wanna be as a musician a pro or just as a hobby. I believe in finding ways to teach you instead of you haveing to learn from one point of view I will mold to a students needs. And the main thing is fun music is about makeing people happy and haveing a gift that will last a lifetime...
Personal Progress

Personal Progress

5.0(2)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Ian G. says, "Improves my technique and always gets me into better shape for the season. It is also a great way for me to get an intense workout without losing much time in my schedule. " Read more
1827 Studios

1827 Studios

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Hands on experience with live performance as well as studio sessions. Over twenty years working within the music industry and over fifteen years of touring experience. I am well versed in percussion/drums, bass guitar, turntables, and music production. I enjoy the look on someones face when they learn something musically and get excited about that moment of the experience.
Protege Arts, LLC

Protege Arts, LLC

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
We offer high quality music lessons in Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison & surrounding suburbs and you need not leave the house-we come to you! We try to impart our love of music to students. We try to design lessons around student needs and goals, there's so much reward in passing on the passion for music.
Homeplace Music Lessons

Homeplace Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4+ years in business
Serves Evanston, IL
Homeplace Music Lessons, based in Park Ridge, Illinois, is known for delivering fun, creative, and personalized music lessons. They have a strong focus on individual learning styles, fostering an environment of creativity and enjoyment. If you're in the Park Ridge area and looking to learn music in a fun and unique way, Homeplace Music Lessons is the place to go.

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 Evanston bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Evanston area.
Erin M.
Jesse is an extremely talented musician and a wonderful teacher. He has an excitement around music that is infectious for his students. He is patient and kind with his students, while still pushing them to reach their potential. I can’t recommend him highly enough!
Jesse Lear Bass Lessons
Jeffrey G.
Very impressive and affordable lessons. John shares his deep knowledge of music theory at an understandable pace while making it enjoyable and informative. Would highly recommend!
Glines Guitar
Iram S.
Great teacher with patience and skill. Learning with him is easy
BLUE GUITAR ZONE
Becca A.
Coach Joshua has been outstanding with our family! Started with general fitness for my husband and I but ended up teaching our son boxing aswell. It's been such encouraging experience and coach has really surpassed expectations.
Personal Progress
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