Bass Guitar Classes



Learn to hold down the bottom end.

Our group classes focus specifically on the fretted electric bass - a perfect place to comfortably gather crucial basic skills. Beginners can jump right in at level one. During the course of your study, one can expect to cover fundamentals like tone, rhythm, theory and groove. Learn to be able to add a solid bottom to a wide variety of musical styles from blues and bluegrass to rock and pop.

List of All Bass Guitar Courses for Adults (8 found)

Bass Guitar 1

Adult Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday or Sunday with Harlan Terson

4 strings that hold everything together.

Bass Guitar 2

Adult Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Sunday with Harlan Terson

Bass is the glue of ensemble music

Bass Guitar 3

Adult Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Sunday with Harlan Terson

Begin to apply general music theory and expand your techniques and vocabulary.

Crash Bass Course

Adult Group ClassBeginner

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Bass Lab

Adult Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Monday with Harlan Terson

Go deeper on the bottom end!

Blues Bass Repertoire

Adult Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Blues Bass Techniques & Forms

Adult Group ClassIntermediate

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

This class runs in rotation through the year.

If you would like to be contacted when this class runs again, please email Guitar Program Manager Jimmy Tomasello with your contact information.

Playing Reggae Bass

Adult Group ClassAdvanced

80 minutes  ·  Once a week for 8 weeks  ·  $184 ($174 members)

Saturday with Harlan Terson

Examine the stylistic subsets of this essential music.

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