Learn electric bass online with our online electric bass teachers

Online electric bass lessons are happening more than ever due to COVID. But the great secret is not so much that people are using this technology at an increasing rate to learn electric bass online. The secret is that this format has a lot of benefits for teaching music lessons. Beethoven at home has hundreds of professionals waiting to help you whether you need beginner lessons, advanced electric bass lessons or you just want to learn to play your favorite popular songs or video game music. We offer nearly every instrument lessons including piano, voice, violin, wind instruments and percussion. Live online lessons are up to 5 times more productive than merely watching videos and attempting to learn independently. If you can already play by ear a little bit then working with a trained teacher will bring that talent into better focus for you.

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BAH Teacher #1431

"When we play music we interact with each other in a co-operative way."

BAH Teacher #2677

"I enjoy teaching in a way where the student finds their own passion for learning and having fun playing music."

BAH Teacher #2106

"I am passionate about helping students see the big picture of what it means both to learn and to enjoy music!"

BAH Teacher #2076

"I hope to share my love and knowledge of drums and percussion to inspire you on your musical journey!!"

BAH Teacher #1213

"I also encourage my students to explore as many areas of music and bass playing as possible, trying to add more than what they are most enthusiastic about."

BAH Teacher #1908

"I am keen on helping students develop their own style according to your personality and tastes. "

BAH Teacher #2647

"Everybody learns differently and I believe in finding the method that works best for each individual student."

BAH Teacher #1623

" I believe music can enrich anyone's life, no matter what their musical goals may be."

BAH Teacher #1417

"Music is an important skill that cultivates creativity and cognitive thinking. "

BAH Teacher #2469

"From the beginner to advanced levels, I teach based on solid foundations in theory, ear training, and instrumental technique while recognizing the unique strengths in everyone."

BAH Teacher #2111

"I am always learning what the latest pop hits or classic oldies for either my students or some gig performing with other musicians."

BAH Teacher #2843

"I believe that creativity and enjoyment are the most important elements in cultivating a lifelong passion for music. "

BAH Teacher #2788

"Music is my life, and there is nothing I enjoy more than sharing it with people. It expresses the inexpressible and can heal divides between people."

BAH Teacher #2796

"I can teach in a variety of musical styles: classical, pop, rock, jazz and gospel."

BAH Teacher #1804

"Music is a journey and it is my privilege to walk with my students to the destination wherever it leads."

BAH Teacher #3115

"It is important to be patient and create a sense of passion for the student. Music is an emotion and it's important to love what you study. That is the teacher's job."

BAH Teacher #2566

"Let's have a great time while we learn to play our instruments and create music!"

BAH Teacher #2709

" I also create an accepting environment for my students, allowing them to make mistakes without shame as part of the learning process. "

BAH Teacher #2818

"As a teacher, my goal is so encourage a love of music that will last a lifetime. "

BAH Teacher #3094

"Music doesn't have to be hard, it just has to be fun!"

BAH Teacher #2622

"I look at music as a language, a means to communicate our feelings and emotions. "

BAH Teacher #2603

"Teaching music provides not only skills and knowledge, but also opportunities for students to create strong communities, self-worth and meaningful relationships with one another."

BAH Teacher #3073

"I have taught many genres, from singer-songwriter to classical, and believe it is never too early or too late to begin learning an instrument!"

BAH Teacher #3106

"I believe students will have a much more rewarding experience if they play that which they like and they listen to."

BAH Teacher #2585

"Musical lessons help us see the beauty in everyday experience and better understand what is around us."

BAH Teacher #2584

"My goal is to help my students have guitar as a part of their identity, and acquire self-sustainable interest and learning attitude towards music. "

BAH Teacher #39

"When you show a student how music knowledge translates into the music they are close to, they become much more excited about learning the language of music."

BAH Teacher #2522

"Teaching music creates a ripple effect with a positive result in the community and in the student's life. "

BAH Teacher #2153

"I try my best to be a gentle, inspiring and creative teacher who will help you achieve your musical goals and aspirations!"

BAH Teacher #1861

"If you already love listening to music, imagine playing music. You'll see, it's magic!"

BAH Teacher #1246

"I aim to give my students their own personal goals, and showing them how to achieve them. "

BAH Teacher #2508

"Every student is unique. Each one presents as a new challenge with unknown potential but in the end its about having fun and realizing a new way a expressing yourself."

BAH Teacher #2073

"From learning popular songs to getting ready for auditions my teaching is versatile."

BAH Teacher #1980

"My goal, no matter what age or level of musicianship one is at, is to always make sure that my students are having fun in what they're doing. "

BAH Teacher #2207

" In my lessons I try to create a warm and welcoming environment."

BAH Teacher #2257

"A strong understanding of fundamentals and music theory make it possible to learn anything!"

BAH Teacher #2272

"My approach is to challenge students to be their best and be themselves."

BAH Teacher #2277

"I am happy to teach Beginners, intermediate and advanced students of any age!"

BAH Teacher #2451

" I continue to demonstrate the ability to relate, communicate and encourage in a pedagogical environment. "

BAH Teacher #1747

" I make sure that my students are always having fun!"

BAH Teacher #861

"In my years as a musician I have had the pleasure of getting to teach a wide range of musicians, young and old, from beginners to advanced performers."

BAH Teacher #2926

" I take into account the student's strengths and weaknesses and try to work around their interests."

BAH Teacher #1375

"I believe that through studying music, students can develop a work ethic, passion and creativity that will help in all future endeavours. "

BAH Teacher #2475

"Teaching isn't just about a transference of knowledge. My job is also to inspire."

BAH Teacher #3091

" I will teach you everything I know from the Berklee College of Music Program to tricks and methods for holistic approach to your instrument."

What benefits do online electric bass lessons offer?

Choice of teacher: Online electric bass lessons offer more flexibility in choice of teacher. Where before we would be limited by what teachers where in our neighbourhood or city, we can now explore music teachers from all over the country and the world.

There are also certain cognitive benefits to music learning online. The format forces a sort of concentration and listening that is hard to beat. Actually students and parents roften report increased attention span and retention of what has been learned.

You might have had a negative experience with online learning in groups. This is understandable. Online sessions with 30 some odd learners are less than ideal. However in the case of individual instruction the negatives are minimal and the positives are measurable.

What is the best method or software for online lessons?

Online electric bass lessons, often referred to as zoom electric bass lessons, are best managed on the Zoom conferencing service. Zoom is a software you download to your computer that uses your internet browser to hold a video call. There is no free trial it is simply free. There are paid plans but they are not needed for teacher or student unless you want to have group sessions longer than 40 minutes.

There are other platforms available like skype or facetime but they do not have the correct audio fidelity to do a good job of a music lesson. They may in fact work just fine for certain instruments but the reality is that the echo-cancellation of the software can turn a trumpet for example into an electric guitar. The advanced settings of the audio menu in Zoom will show you the best way to set up a zoom call for a music lesson.

It's very important to make sure you have a good trial run from the outset. Your goal is to learn to play in your lessons not to be learning how to set up the machine. Here's an easy tutorial. (zoom music lesson set up presentation)

Music teachers will appreciate the waiting room like functionality of the Zoom application. Students arrive and are put in a virtual waiting room just like in a real office. As a teacher you can even pop in to your virtual waiting room and send a message to a waiting student that you'll be another five minutes.

A special note about beginner lessons for children. If your child is younger your participation will be more important than ever. This is not new, young children with parents that are involved in their learning to play are more successful always. This experience can be very enriching to a parent child relationship and sometimes the parent winds up becoming a student and a teacher all at once.

What kind of equipment do I need?

The majority of students will be fine with a laptop or a tablet and a nice pair of headphones to start their online learning. Smartphones are a possibility but the small size of screen is less than ideal. Phones can be useful as a second camera to show certain different angles of for example electric bass fingering or hand position.

Music teachers can invest in better and/or additional cameras or microphones but there's no reason we can't start with the basics.

If you really want the very best rig possible here are my recommendations. Again this is not at all necessary and perhaps a good investment for the busy online teacher or the student that just loves gear:

  • You want perhaps a better camera or a second camera and a stereo mic. Here is a link to a 4k camera with a built in stereo mic that will give you very professional result in your video lessons. The manufacturer is also called Zoom but there is no connection between the 2 companies.
  • You also might want a workable tablet and writing surface. I recommend an iPad pro or the regular version with an Apple pencil stylus and the app goodnotes. This is helpful for drawing and writing on staff paper or sheet music while teaching music theory or marking up a score. The ability to read music and draw is a great advantage to be able to have.
  • You will need a great set of headphones to use the best features in the Zoom software. They should be slim enough to allow you to play or sing without distraction.

Simply select a teacher from Beethoven at Home and Book an interview. Your teacher will contact you shortly to begin your lessons.

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