TEACHING

HSU Recommendation Letter, Paul Cummings

I teach all String Bass and Electric Bass and presently teach at World Mission University and substitute teach for the Harmony Project in LA. 

I taught bass in the Cal State system at Humboldt State University from 2012-2014. 

 

I also teach piano and all strings, sight singing/ ear traing, theory, harmony, improvisation and chart reading.

 

Before moving to California in 2011 I had a private music studio in Fairfax, VA. I also taught bass for the D.C. Youth Orchestra and in the Fairfax County Public School System, where I worked with school orchestra directors on how to play the  bass so they could better teach it to their students in the group orchestra classes they taught. I was also an in school lows strings orchestral coach  and judge for Solo and Ensemble Festivals in Fairfax County Public Schools.

 

While I was a full graduate assistant at Memphis State University I taught sight singing/ear training, harmony, music history to the music majors and string bass to the music education majors.

 

I teach all ages from beginning to advanced and all styles, orchestral (early music, baroque , classical and modern) and popular/ jazz (reading charts and improvising), with a focus on theory, history and style of performance. 

 

I bring the knowledge of all the great teachers and principal bass players of major symphonies I have studied with to your lesson.

 

Please contact me for lessons to help you learn the music you want to play.

 

HSU Recommendation Letter, Brian Post
Family reccomendation for two students