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Private Instrument Lessons - Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Learn technique and/or your favorite songs on your instrument!
Steve Johnson
20 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 9 learners
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30 minutes per class
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Class Experience

Students will learn how to play their instrument (guitar, ukulele or bass guitar).  Learning goal will vary week to week and progress as the student gains experience.  
I have a bachelors and masters degree in music education.  I have been teaching music in public and private schools for over 15 years.  I am also a professionally working musician on several instruments in a variety of styles.  My first instrument was the bass guitar, which I continue to actively play.  The bass is such a fun instrument and the unsung hero of any band!  I have been playing guitar for almost as long and play in an acoustic pop music duo, expanding my skills and repertoire constantly.  I have been playing ukulele for less time, but naturally gravitated towards the instrument as a perfect meeting of my other two instruments (chords from guitar and 4 string plucking technique from bass!)
It is recommended students practice as close to daily as possible.  I find it is better to practice for 5-10 minutes a day than it is to practice once a week for 2 hours.  The musical brain works best in small chunks....what was very difficult to play yesterday comes a lot easier today!
Instrument Tuner Picks (guitar) Amp (electric bass or electric guitar)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be assessed through informal playing observations in class.....and at home when playing for friends and family!
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Youtube is a valuable resources outside of class.


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About Me

I am a music educator offering music classes of all kinds!  

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