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Michelle Teaches Bass Guitar to people of all ages and levels. Below is a summary

ORIENTATION

Applicable to beginners only, students will be taken through the make up of a bass guitar. This will also include how to tune and maintain your instrument.

Intro to Sight Reading

Students will be taught all the notes on the stave for both Bass and Treble Clef. Students will also be taught how to write and identify key signatures and time signatures and basic rhythmic patterns.

Intervals Training

Students will be taken through how scales and chords are built up using Intervals and will be taught the importance of Intervals in music.

Harmony & Theory

Students will be shown scales, modes, triads and arpeggios. This will be demonstrated in different positions across the Fretboard.

Technique

Students will be taken through the correct left and right hand positioning to achieve a good sound and feel. Students will also be shown left hand fingering techniques to help maximize ability, dexterity and endurance.

Slap Technique

A variety slap concepts will be taught.

Ear Training

The ability to hear and identify scales, intervals and chord types are vital to all types of musicians. Part of the tuition will be dedicated to training the ear of students to hear and identify these aspects of music.

Stylised

Students will be given the opportunity to choose different styles to play. i.e. Pop, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Funk, Rock, Reggae etc. They will also be encouraged to bring any music they would like to learn to play in the lessons.

Please contact Michelle for information on availability, pricing and terms and conditions.