Gaelen McCormick

Rochester, NY

Phone: (716) 461-4903


Lesson price per hour: $30/hr

Lesson price per half hour: $15

Other price/timeslot: 45 min slots available ($20-25 depending on a few things)

Availibilty : Mostly afternoons and evenings

Main styles, concepts taught: Classical

Instruments Taught (fretless, URB, 4-string, etc): Upright only

Levels taught: all, but beginners and adults are especially welcome

Required texts: geared to each student. beginners use Bass Project or All for Strings, often.

Experience (teaching, professional, gig): member of the Rochester Philharmonic, faculty of the Hochstein Music School and the Roberts Weslyan College

Main influences: Eastman School trained, further studies with former studentsof O.Zimmerman

Teaching venue (home studio, music store, school): home, availability through the Hochstein School


"Playing the bass is about the way you feel - your physical repsonse to the instrument. Anyone can play our instrument, there are no height/finger length restrictions! The thing I love the most about our instrument is that we are constantly the outer voice, the foundation of the orchestra."

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