Find a bass guitar instructor in Medford, MA

Find bass guitar instructors in Medford, MA

Find bass guitar instructors in Medford, MA

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Find bass guitar instructors in Medford, MA

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Medford, MA

Students agree: these Medford bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Julian Snyder

Julian Snyder

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Medford, MA
Hey there! I'm Julian Snyder and I'm excited to offer music lessons right here in Somerville and online. With a Bachelor's degree in Music from Hamilton College and over 15 years of experience in the music industry, I've had the honor of performing alongside acts such as Aminé, Iyaz, Lowertown, Andrew Savage, Easy Honey, Weakened Friends, and many more. As a seasoned multi-instrumentalist proficient in bass (electric and upright), drums, piano, and guitar, I bring a versatile repertoire spanning rock, funk, jazz, blues, and folk styles. My approach to teaching is characterized by a passion for music and a commitment to fostering an explorato
Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice

Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice

5.0Exceptional(26)
Top Pro
Offers online services
44 hires on Lessons
41+ years in business
Serves Medford, MA
Mar Generoso C. says, "“My lessons with Bob have been such an exciting experience! If you are willing to put in the time and follow Bob's expert teaching, you will be able to play beautiful music and bring a new joy to your life. Bob's gifted talent and vast experience is impressive, his love of music and desire to share his passion is inspiring. Open communication is key, Bob welcomes your questions, he feels that no questions are silly or stupid, especially if you're new at this! He wants your feedback and encourages dialog to make your lessons meaningful and the best for you!” Mary G" Read more
Horus Academy

Horus Academy

5.0(2)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
Serves Medford, MA
V. P. says, "Good teacher who was willing to work with me and is flexible with the teaching methods. I would recommend." Read more
Learning Bass In Boston

Learning Bass In Boston

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
39+ years in business
Serves Medford, MA
E.G., M. says, "Jim combines a deep understanding of music theory and structure with the flexibility to address an individual student's specific needs and desires. In doing so, he provides the foundation for learning, exploration and a passion for music. Jim is also a warm and genuine person who really seems to care about his students. I couldn't recommend him more highly!" " Read more
Bangalore Guitar Instruction

Bangalore Guitar Instruction

5.0(1)
Offers online services
25+ years in business
Serves Medford, MA
Ryan Lee C. says, "I very much enjoyed learning from Phil. He is a clear, patient and supportive instructor, who teaches with deep love and care for music and the learning process. I highly recommend Phil Kaplan and Bangalore Guitar Instruction!" Read more
Sax Lessons With Dennis!

Sax Lessons With Dennis!

New on Lessons
Offers online services
24+ years in business
Serves Medford, MA
The best saxophone lessons you'll get in Boston!
Needham Music And Dance

Needham Music And Dance

5.0(3)
Offers online services
9 hires on Lessons
Serves Medford, MA
Jenna R. says, "Excellent Service " Read more

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 Medford bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Medford area.
Joe N.
I was a self-taught guitarist with moderate skills looking to take my skills to the next level. Being able to write, play, and understand the why behind a guitar solo was one of my goals. I have completely met and surpassed all expectations with my guitar lessons with the Wolfman. He has the teaching experience to give me the tools and knowledge to elevate my guitar playing, and overall musicianship to a level that makes me feel confident playing rock, blues, and jazz. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate guitarist, Wolfman has a program to get you to where you want to be and then some. Week in and week out I was given new tools, theory, and overall experience to bring to my own music and create new and more complex music than anything I have ever written before.
Bob Wolfman Guitar/Bass/Voice
Mario K.
Great Teacher with willing to help. Peter is very great guy, talented and professional. he is very kind in terms of willing to help people understand more about what they are doing and what is the best way to do it.
Horus Academy
I.C., M.
"Jim is the greatest. He taught our son bass for years, always keeping him interested and moving forward. Conscientious, creative, outstanding, Jim is the ideal teacher. He makes house calls too!"
Learning Bass in Boston
Eric D.
Needham Music and Dance
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