This is your chance to play the largest instrument in the orchestra or jazz band. Whether it’s Take Five by Dave Brubeck or Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, you will thump the room with epic bass lines!
What’s the #1 reason to study upright bass at Winter Park Music Academy?
Our upright bass instructors are friendly and patient. We work with every student or parent to tailor the lessons to match the individual’s learning style, genre and goals.
Do you want to pursue a career in music, bring your creativity to life, write songs, play on stage, and live the dream?
What will I learn?
In upright bass lessons, beginners will focus on holding the instrument and bow correctly and making a clear sound on a single note. For jazz students, the instructor will work on plucking techniques. The instructor will also combine exercises, reading music, playing melodies and songs as well as theory. We will carefully guide you from knowing nothing to achieving all of your musical aspirations. Whether that’s technical proficiency or playing your favorite songs, we can take you there!
What styles of piano do you teach?
We teach all styles from rockabilly, pop, classical, rock, blues, jazz, metal, funk, folk, bluegrass, worship, R&B and reggae. You name it, our instructors can teach it!
Are your upright bass instructors qualified?
Yes! Our upright bass and music instructors have degrees from Rollins College, University of Central Florida, DePaul University and Georgia State University. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the US and Europe and have over 15 years of professional performance and teaching experience.
Do I need to be able to read music before I start upright bass lessons?
No, we welcome beginners!
Do I need a double bass at home to take lessons?
You will need your own upright bass for lessons and to practice with at home. We can recommend the right one for your budget or you can rent one.