Dave Ross Productions

Dave Ross Productions

5.0 (4)
1 employee
23 years in business

About this pro

You can check out Dave's lesson profile @ http://www.shakabliss.com/the-inspirational-guitar-lessones

Every single moment watching students grow.

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Credentials

Suffern, NY 10901
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4 Reviews

5.0

  • Dennis Adams

    David Ross is an excellent teacher and I couldn't recommend him more. He has taught both me and my son for several years. He is deeply experienced as a teacher, composer, and performer. He has a deep knowledge of all styles of music and an ability to explain musical concepts in an easy to understand way. In one lesson, he was able to help me unlock a lot of mysteries of the fretboard that had puzzled me for years. I'm miles ahead of where I was when I started with Dave.

  • Zach DeNike

    Dave has been my guitar teacher since 3rd grade and has played a huge part of my life. I am now 20 years old and I am majoring in music. I have written countless amounts of song with dave and he is by far the most talented dude I know. We are almost done with an 8 song album that will soon be released on iTunes, Spotify, and sound cloud. I can't wait to see what the future holds.

  • Yair Oren

    I had the pleasure of taking guitar lessons from Dave and it was awesome! Dave is super talented and is a great teacher. He was very patient with me (I was a beginner) and keep me motivated and inspired the entire time I took lessons from him. He is also very funny and easy going. Highly recommended!

  • Shlomit Or

    Dave is an amazing guitar player!!! He is also a magnificent teacher. He has so much patience and his classes are geared towards my needs and desires. never a boring moment. Most importantly, Dave inspires me to continue growing in my artistic path. I highly recommend Dave for guitar and base lessons. I feel so privileged to study with a teacher who is a Boston Music Award winner and a graduate of Berklee.



FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Dave Ross has over 25 years of teaching experience and has been actively playing, touring, recording and writing music for over 30 years. He has a bachelor of music degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston MA. His talents have been recognized in many ways, including the receipt of a Boston Music Award. 
“I teach all ages, 7 years old and up, at any level, and in all styles of music including rock, folk, blues, reggae, classical, funk, afro beat, traditional and free jazz, as well as advanced avant-garde concepts. All of my lessons are geared toward the individual students’ needs in transcription, composition, reading, improvisation, theory and performance. I like to create an environment that is friendly and laid back while addressing the personal goals of the student. I also teach special needs kids.”

"In 2001 I was asked if I could teach children with autism. I never could have imagined the amazing rewards and loving reciprocation I would receive from these truly gifted children and their families. Now, more than 15 years later I've had the pleasure of teaching scores of children with autism. It's been one of the single greatest joys of my profession as a musician watching these amazing children grow and flourish. I feel a true calling and blessing in my uncanny ability to connect with them."


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Dave Ross has over 25 years of teaching experience and has been actively playing, touring, recording and writing music for over 30 years. He has a bachelor of music degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston Mass.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Private in home lessons

30 min $ 50.00

45 min $ 70.00

60 min $ 90.00


How did you get started teaching?

When I was a young teen I went to take guitar lessons at the local shop. They asked me if I wanted a job teaching that same day. I've been teaching ever since.


What types of students have you worked with?

“I teach all ages, 7 years old and up, at any level, and in all styles of music including rock, folk, blues, reggae, classical, funk, afro beat, traditional and free jazz, as well as advanced avant-garde concepts. All of my lessons are geared toward the individual students’ needs in transcription, composition, reading, improvisation, theory and performance. I like to create an environment that is friendly and laid back while addressing the personal goals of the student. I also teach special needs kids.”


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

CLICK here to check out Dave Ross playing at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the William Hooker Trio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ2uuND6bq4


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

There are so many people that can play with out knowing a thing about music. If you really want a solid teacher find someone that has a degree in music as well as experience.