Welcome, I am a full-time professional bass instructor and bassist of 25+ years experience. Offering quality private bass lessons for adults, I teach beginners to established performers.

  • I teach lessons for electric bass guitar (4, 5, or 6 string), acoustic bass guitar, fretless bass, and upright bass (a.k.a. double bass, stand up bass, string bass, contrabass).
  • Students benefit by learning from a dedicated bass instructor. Topics can include; approaches unique to the bass, it’s role in music, styles, techniques, applications of theory, rhythm & feel, creative composition, jazz improvisation, and much more.
  • You can enjoy lessons at my studio, your Ottawa & Region home, or live online with Skype.
  • Together we design a unique program of learning for each student, considering your experience, interests, and goals.
  • Learn and practice new skills with all your favourite music styles.
  • You’ll be amazed how easily you can progress with fun, motivating, quality lessons.
  • $50 per hour is the rate for lessons taken at my Carleton Place studio or online. For lessons at your home please inquire.

“Ross is a topnotch instructor – one of the best teachers I ever had, regardless of the subject.” – Chris P