Learn to Play Bass Guitar!

From basic grooves to pop-and-slap solos! Learn to play bass guitar and master songs by your favorite artists, like Deep Purple, Twenty One Pilots, and Bob Marley!

Bass Lessons in Port Washington

Our bass guitar lessons offer an easy, step-by-step approach to learning the bass.

With lessons for beginners, experienced students, and advanced bass players, anyone can learn bass guitar at Bach to Rock®. From tuning your instrument to major and minor scales, students learn fundamental skills for bass guitar and an understanding of music theory.

At Bach to Rock, students can play the songs they love. We also encourage bass players to combine one-on-one lessons with band practice and performance. This way, students can showcase their talents while rehearsing and performing with peers!

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Our Bass Guitar Lessons & Classes

Bach to Rock offers both private and semi-private bass lessons for kids, as well as one-on-one lessons for adults.

During lessons, students choose which songs they practice and perform, making learning the bass more fun and engaging for new players! Students can select songs from a library that includes artists like James Brown, Sublime, Imagine Dragons, the Beatles, and the White Stripes.

Our bass guitar teachers include touring and studio musicians. This gives students the chance to learn music theory and technique from professional bass players! We offer lessons both in-person and online.

Private Bass Guitar Lessons

Private lessons at Bach to Rock give bass players the chance to build skills in a one-on-one setting. New students start with fundamentals, like root notes and finger placement, then progress to intermediate and advanced techniques, like slap and pop techniques.

Semi-Private Bass Guitar Lessons

One-on-one lessons aren’t the only way to learn bass at Bach to Rock. We also offer the option of semi-private bass guitar lessons for groups of 2 to 3 students. This is a great way for friends or siblings to learn the bass and build skills together.

Adult Bass Guitar Lessons

Our music lessons are open to all ages, including adults! We offer adult lessons for beginners and hobbyists, as well as experienced bass players who want to learn new techniques.

Find Your Groove in a Bach to Rock Band!

At Bach to Rock, music lessons are only one part of learning to play. We also encourage students to join a Bach to Rock band, where they can practice and perform with peers.

Our band programs enhance private or semi-private lessons, allowing students to build teamwork skills and discover how the bass complements other instruments. Bach to Rock bands receive coaching during practice sessions and get to perform at events like Bachapalooza and Battle of the Bands!

Get started with bass lessons today! Sign up online or contact Bach to Rock for details on schedules and pricing.

Available Lessons

Bach to Rock offers lessons, camps, and parties for all ages and skill levels. Explore available programs below and sign up online!

Private Piano Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play piano and keyboard in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished piano teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced piano students.

Semi-Private Piano Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private piano and keyboard lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Guitar Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play guitar in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished guitar teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced guitar students.

Semi-Private Guitar Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private guitar lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

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Private Bass Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play bass guitar in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished bass teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced bass students.

Semi-Private Bass Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private bass lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Ukulele Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play ukulele in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished ukulele teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced ukulele students.

Semi-Private Ukulele Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private ukulele lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Drum Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play the drums in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished drum teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced drum students.

Semi-Private Drum Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private drum lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Voice Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to sing in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished vocal teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced voice students.

Semi-Private Voice Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private voice lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Brass Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play brass instruments in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished music teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced brass students.

Semi-Private Brass Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private brass lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Strings Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play string instruments in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished music teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced string students.

Semi-Private Strings Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private string lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Private Woodwinds Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to play woodwind instruments in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished music teacher. Students choose which songs they learn and are encouraged to perform at live events. Bach to Rock's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced woodwind students.

Semi-Private Woodwinds Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private woodwind lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage students to choose which songs they learn, and we tailor our curriculum to each student's skill level.

Piano 101

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of piano over the course of 10 classes in Piano 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to learn the piano, even if you've never played an instrument before. By the end of the course, each student will be able to play their first song.

Guitar 101

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of guitar over the course of 10 classes in Guitar 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to learn the guitar, even if you've never played an instrument before. By the end of the course, each student will be able to play their first song.

Ukulele 101

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of ukulele over the course of 10 classes in Ukulele 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to learn the ukulele, even if you've never played an instrument before. By the end of the course, each student will be able to play their first song.

Drums 101

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of drumming over the course of 10 classes in Drums 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to learn the drums, even if you've never played an instrument before. By the end of the course, each student will be able to play their first song.

Voice 101

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of singing over the course of 10 classes in Voice 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to learn how to sing, even if you've never taken music lessons before. By the end of the course, each student will be able to perform their first song.

Kids n Keys

Ages: 5-7
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Kids n Keys is a perfect introduction to piano lessons for kids! This fun and interactive group class for ages 5-7 builds fundamental piano and keyboard skills. Small class sizes allow for plenty of one-on-one learning, while allowing kids to have fun as they learn to play piano. It's also a perfect way to help students develop the skills they'll need for future music lessons.

Fun with Music

Ages: 5-7
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Fun with Music gives kids 5-7 years old the chance to try different instruments before starting music lessons. Over the course of 10 hands-on classes, students get to try keyboard, guitar, ukulele, drums, and singing. We recommend Fun with Music for any student who's unsure which instrument they want to learn.

Private DJ Lessons

Ages: 10+
Size: Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Learn to DJ in one-on-one lessons! Our private lessons match each student with an accomplished DJ instructor. Students develop their own sound and are encouraged to perform at live events. Beat Refinery's unique approach is designed for all skill levels, with curriculum for beginner, intermediate, and experienced DJ students.

Semi-Private DJ Lessons

Ages: 7+
Size: Semi-Private
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: Weekly

Semi-private DJ lessons give students the chance to learn with a friend or family member! Our semi-private lessons are open to small groups of two to three students who want to attend weekly lessons together. As with our private lessons, we encourage each student to create their own sound and perform at Beat Refinery events.

Beat Making 101

Ages: 8+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person or Online
Duration: 10 Classes

Learn the basics of DJing over the course of 10 classes in Beat Making 101! This beginner friendly course makes it easy to craft your own beats, even if you've never used music production software before. By the end of the course, each student will create their first track.

Join a Band

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person
Duration: Weekly

At Bach to Rock, we encourage all students to practice, play, and perform with other musicians! Our Band program allows students to sign up for a band with other students of a similar age and skill level. Bands build skills in weekly jam sessions and unleash their talents at live events, like Bachapalooza and Battle of the Bands!

Glee Club

Ages: 7+
Size: Group
Location: In-Person
Duration: Weekly

Bach to Rock Glee Club is a perfect choice for vocal students who want to perform with peers! This weekly program gives students the chance to learn and perform hit songs with matching choreography. Glee Club students also get to show off their talents at Bach to Rock events like Music Showcase and Bachapalooza!

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Why Choose Us

The Bach to Rock Method

At Bach to Rock, we know that students learn music more quickly when they’re having fun! Our step-by-step curriculum keeps students engaged and rewards achievement at each level. Students get to choose which songs they play, learn from music pros, and perform with peers at live events!

Music Made Fun!

At Bach to Rock, students choose which songs and genres they want to play, making lessons more fun!

Band & Glee Programs

Through our Band and Glee Club programs, students get to play music with peers, a key skill for growing musicians!

Live Performances

Bach to Rock gives students the chance to perform live at local music venues, helping students build confidence on stage!

One-on-One Lessons

In private music lessons, our students learn one-on-one from some of the most talented music educators in the area.

Early Childhood Classes

Music is valuable for early childhood development! We offer programs for toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary students.

Music Lessons, Camps & Parties

At Bach to Rock, we offer music lessons and group classes for kids and adults, plus camps and birthday parties! With our fun and beginner-friendly approach, it's never too early or too late to get started with music!

Lessons

Bach to Rock offers music lessons for all ages and skill levels. Our private lessons include piano, guitar, drums, voice, and a wide range of other instruments. We also offer beginner classes and ensemble programs like Band and Glee Club. Anyone can learn to play music with Bach to Rock — even if you've never played an instrument before!

Camps

Our camps are a perfect choice for students who love music! We offer full-day and half-day summer camps, spring camps, and winter camps for kids, plus camps on school holidays. Our camps are great for students who want to start learning music and see what it's like to perform!

Parties

Birthday parties at Bach to Rock give kids a chance to be rock stars for a day! With themes like Karaoke Birthday and Rock Birthday, partygoers get to perform and record songs by their favorite artists. We also offer birthday party packages for younger children and corporate teams!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about music lessons at Bach to Rock®? Below, we’ve collected some of the most frequently asked questions about our programs, including which types of lessons we offer, how much our programs cost, and how to get started!

Bach to Rock offers a wide range of music programs, including lessons for all ages and skill levels!

Our private lessons include programs for piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, drums, and voice, as well as brass, string, and woodwind instruments.

We also offer group classes — including beginner classes like Piano 101, Guitar 101, and Voice 101 — plus ensemble programs like Band and Glee Club.

Pricing for Bach to Rock music lessons depends on the type and duration of lesson. You can find up-to-date pricing and schedules for all of our programs through our online sign up system. Pricing may vary by location.

All Bach to Rock students must have access to their own instruments for at-home practice.

Bach to Rock is more than happy to advise parents and students on instrument purchases. We can recommend local stores that sell high-quality instruments for a reasonable price.

We also have wholesale contracts with instrument manufacturers and suppliers. This allows us to provide instruments at a discount to parents and students who purchase them from us.

A list of recommended instruments and accessories is available for all parents and students.

While students must have their own instruments for at-home practice, Bach to Rock will generally provide students with instruments for in-school lessons.

Drums, guitars, keyboards, and support equipment (such as amplifiers) will always be supplied by the school. This way, students don’t have to transport bulky equipment to and from lessons.

As students advance, they may feel more comfortable using their own instruments for lessons at Bach to Rock. Students are encouraged to bring their own instruments to school for lessons when possible.

Note that we do not provide wind or orchestral instruments such as clarinets, flutes, saxophones, or violins.

It's never too early to get kids started with music! At Bach to Rock, we encourage parents to start music classes early in childhood, so that kids can enjoy the developmental benefits of music education.

Our programs include Rock n Roll (ages 1-3), Rock City® (ages 3-5), Kids n Keys (ages 5-7), and Fun with Music (ages 5-7). Our early childhood classes help prepare students for private music lessons as they grow older.

We recommend starting private lessons at age 7. This is the age when most students are able to read sheet music — an important skill for private lessons.

Music education offers a wealth of benefits in early childhood. At Bach to Rock, we offer a range of fun and exciting programs to introduce your child to music!

These programs include Rock n Roll (ages 1-3), Rock City® (ages 3-5), Kids n Keys (ages 5-7), and Fun with Music (ages 5-7).

At Bach to Rock, we welcome students of all ages — including adults! Our adult music lessons are open to students regardless of their skill level or experience.

Whether you’re playing an instrument for the first time, want to brush up on existing skills, or feel like learning a new instrument, we’ve got you covered!

In addition to in-person lessons, our music programs are available online.

Bach to Rock’s online programs include private music lessons, group classes for beginners, early childhood programs, and online workshops!

Parents and students can sign up for Bach to Rock music lessons, camps, and parties at the click of a button! Our online sign up system makes it easy to enroll, and includes up-to-date information for pricing, availability, and scheduling. We also accept registrations over the phone or in-person!

Wall of Fame

Standout Students & Future Stars

Discover talented students at Bach to Rock! Our Wall of Fame includes featured students and bands, as well as winners from events like Battle of the Bands.

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