grade 3 to grade 8+

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5 days: Tuesday 31st - Saturday 4th August 

This course is designed to provide a wide breadth of study for bassists of grade 3 to post grade 8 standard. This exciting, innovative course aims to reinforce and build upon an understanding of all the essential elements of double bass technique in a lively and engaging atmosphere.

We believe passionately in using sight-reading, ensemble playing and improvisation to instil a sense of musicianship in each student. Rhythm and aural sessions back up the various double bass activities.


The courses include:
• Individual Lessons 

• Video Analysis
• Technique and scales 
• Improvisation / blues and jazz 
• Ensemble playing workshop 
• Masterclass (by audition) 
• Performance opportunities 
• Workshops
• Orchestra (with the cellists)