Find a bass guitar instructor in Raleigh, NC

Find bass guitar instructors in Raleigh, NC

Find bass guitar instructors in Raleigh, NC

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Find bass guitar instructors in Raleigh, NC

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Top 10 bass guitar instructors in Raleigh, NC

Students agree: these Raleigh bass guitar instructors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Steve's Bass, Guitar And Music Lessons

Steve's Bass, Guitar And Music Lessons

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
12 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Tim C. says, "Steve was very knowledgeable about music and teaching, and he was able to break down topics and ideas into easily digestible lessons and teaching moments. He noticed issues with my playing and helped me correct them both by showing me the correct way to do something and giving me exercises/a curriculum to work on. A shame that I am not able to continue doing lessons with him because of a change in our schedule, but I highly recommend him to future prospective students if he becomes available as a teacher again." Read more
OverTone Music

OverTone Music

5.0Exceptional(6)
7 hires on Lessons
17+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Brian P. says, "I taught myself how to play guitar for over a year, until I reached a point where I needed a teacher to increase my abilities. Chris from Overtone Music has been a phenomenal guitar teacher. He corrected my bad habits, and moved my guitar playing abilities well beyond where I thought I’d ever get. I feel like I’m an actual guitarist! His song choices are hand picked to develop specific skills and is able to adapt to personal preferences. He provides excellent nuggets of information throughout each lesson that help increase playing abilities and encourages you to push yourself. He adds the right amount of guitar theory too. I highly recommend contacting Chris at Overtone Music if you want to learn or increase your guitar skills! 5/5 stars!" Read more
Melodiya Music N’ Stage

Melodiya Music N’ Stage

5.0(2)
1 hire on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Jon Q. says, "Top notch teaching! Would recommend to anyone who is looking to jump start their kid’s singing. 😊" Read more
Clayton School Of Creative Arts

Clayton School Of Creative Arts

5.0(3)
Top Pro
7 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Maria M. says, "Great music teachers. Best experience with voice, piano and digital recording lessons, my daughter is learning and improving her singing and piano every month, what I like the most is the friendly environment where my daughter is able to express herself choosing lessons that are not boring at all so she keeps interested at all times. Thank you Ms Dina, Mr Justin and Mr Tom." Read more
Raleigh Guitar School

Raleigh Guitar School

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Raleigh Guitar School offers the finest in private guitar instruction, SKYPE Lessons, group lessons, student performances and clinics. I am passionate about teaching students of all ages and experience levels. I use the latest technology and 30 years of experience to prepare students to become the best musicians they can be. I am a professional instructor/guitar clinician/touring musician/band leader for 30 years.
Cary School Of Creative Arts

Cary School Of Creative Arts

4.9Exceptional(17)
5 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Raleigh, NC
Herbert H. says, "Kam is an excellent instructor" 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 Raleigh bass guitar instructors

Recent success stories from people in the Raleigh area.
Jamie B.
Overall, Steve helps me improve my music theory and groove for the bass, he's a relaxed teacher and is very patient, if you need help on a topic Steve has you covered.
Steve's Bass, Guitar and Music Lessons
Xavier O.
OverTone Music's Chris Bodall is a fantastic teacher, Ive been seeing Chris for many years for guitar lessons, sound engineering and recording. As a teacher he is very intuitive at keeping the pace with me. If I need help in a certain section he slows down and teaches in a way I can understand. On the flip side, if he sees something is a bit too easy for me he'll add challenging flairs to the piece of mudic we are playing. 10/10 satisfaction!
OverTone Music
Ian
Teacher Treana’s bubbly personality. She’s always patient and is great with the kids!
Melodiya Music n’ Stage
Amanda T.
Our family has been very pleased with the enthusiasm of our instructor and the knowledgeable approach that is shared with our children. He finds their interests and uses those to help them succeed in what they are learning. We think it is a great place to learn something new and have fun!
Clayton School of Creative Arts
Scott A.
Very practical approach for a adult student, gives materials and feedback, then lets me work through the process.
Cary School of Creative Arts
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