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    Private double bass lessons

Private lessons are available in all areas of music and speech instruction for all ages and levels of development by highly qualified professional teachers and performers with real-life musical experience.

About the double bass

Students are drawn to the upright/double bass for its unique versatility as the largest and lowest pitched stringed instrument. It features prominently in a wide range of genres from classical orchestral music, concert bands, concertos, chamber music, and solos in western classical style to other vibrant genres including jazz, blues, rock and roll, country, bluegrass and folk music.

Experience and enjoy all of these diverse styles firsthand through private lessons at the Conservatory where you will be paired with an instructor that is best suited for achieving your musical goals. Lessons are available for casual and experienced players alike regardless of whether your goals are recreational or professional the Conservatory aims to provide the best possible learning environment.

About our private lessons

New students must complete an online lesson placement request form. Conservatory staff or your assigned instructor will contact you directly to assist with your placement for the term.

When choosing a private lesson, you will need to consider:

  • number of lessons
  • length of lesson
  • what time of day you prefer 
  • which day of the week you prefer 

The average instruction per term (fall, winter or summer) is 16-18 hours.

The general rates for private lessons are 30 minutes for $39.50, 45 minutes for $59.25, 60 minutes for $79.00.  Rates may vary depending upon the instructor and duration of lesson. 


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