Teaching

Lesson Fees

Notice: Lesson Info for “Stay at Home” All lessons are currently online and I am charging a reduced flat fee of $40 per lesson (an hour more or less) during this time. Contact me HERE. This is actually a great time to be taking lessons! Plenty of time at home, we all need music to …

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About Lessons

My first teaching experience, other than helping out friends along the way, was in 1976 at the Wilmington Music School in Wilmington, DE. I was fresh out of college and among my first students was a teenage girl who wanted to play electric bass in a rock band and a 76 year old jazz player …

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Instruments Taught

I teach all levels and types of music and technique on: Double Bass (bass, contrabass, string bass, upright bass, acoustic bass or whatever else you want to call it) Electric Bass Guitar (for students wishing to fully learn and explore the instrument and music. I do not teach “rock licks”) Viola da Gamba Violone Cello …

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How Much Should I Practice?

It’s not quite “put the music under your pillow and you’ll learn it while you sleep” but an interesting study on passive learning. You don’t actually have to be physically practicing your music to continue learning it. Read the article from Wired Magazine HERE. 

Singing for Snorers

Singing for Snorers was featured on NPR this morning. Oh, the muscles we never think about exercising and the unforseen consequences of a flabby soft palate. This makes sense and the exercises would probably be helpful for anyone who has to do a lot of speaking, too. I see more employment for voice teachers. So …

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