Michelle Teaches Bass Guitar to people of all ages and levels. Below is a summary
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
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.
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.
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.
A variety slap concepts will be taught.
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.
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.