Bass Guitar Lessons at Rok Skool

Learning to play the bass guitar is an exciting and rewarding experience. It allows you to become part of the rhythm section, providing the foundation for the music and driving the groove. As a bass player, you'll learn the importance of timing, feel, and dynamics, as well as how to lock in with the drummer and other band members.

Our lessons cover a wide range of topics, including music theory, scales and arpeggios, technique and dexterity exercises, and learning to play songs in different styles. With our expert guidance, you'll develop a solid foundation of skills and knowledge that will enable you to play confidently in any musical setting.

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Listen to what some of our students have to say

  • "Nice little family run music school. My family loves it: one child learns the bass and is in a band and I am part of an a capella choir.
    If you want to learn at your pace and have fun… join Rok Skool!"


  • "Rok Skool is the best because I like learning my chords and jamming with Gav.

    He's so cool because he can play every instrument.
    I want to be like him".

    Luke (6 years old)

  • "My son has been attending Rok Skool lessons for a term now and is loving it! Gav makes the lessons fun and engaging for him and he's enjoying learning the theory of music as well as having a go at different instruments. Highly recommend!"

    Hannah Payne

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Why Choose Rok Skool for Bass Guitar Lessons?

Choosing the right place for your bass lessons is crucial to your success as a musician. That's why Rok Skool is the best choice for your bass guitar journey. Our team of talented music tutors has years of relevant experience in teaching students of all skill levels. We understand that each student is unique, with different goals, learning styles, and musical preferences. That's why we take an individualised teaching approach, tailoring our lessons to meet the specific needs and interests of each student.

With our expert guidance and personalised instruction, you'll receive the support and encouragement you need to reach your full potential as a bass player. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced player wanting to expand your skills, Rok Skool is here to help you achieve your musical goals.

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Our Tailored Bass Guitar Lessons

At Rok Skool, we offer tailored bass guitar lessons that cater to the needs and goals of each student. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals or an experienced player wanting to explore advanced techniques, we have the perfect lessons for you.

Our beginner fundamentals lessons focus on building a solid foundation in bass playing. We cover topics such as proper technique, fretboard navigation, basic music theory, and playing simple bass lines. These lessons are designed to give beginners a strong start and set them on the path to becoming proficient bass players.

For more advanced players, we offer lessons that delve into advanced techniques and theory. These lessons cover topics such as advanced scales and arpeggios, improvisation, slap bass, and more. Our experienced music tutors will guide you through these topics, providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to take your playing to the next level.


Do I Need My Own Bass Guitar to Start?

No, we have all the equipment you need to get started, however, after a few classes, we know you'll be addicted and want one of your own. If you don't have one yet, we can help guide you to finding the perfect first bass guitar.

What Age Group Do You Cater To?

We cater to students of all ages, from children to adults. It's never too late to start learning the bass guitar or to reignite your passion for music. Our experienced music tutors are skilled in teaching students of all age groups. We recommend not starting until the age of 5 upwards, but if your child is keen on learning sooner, we can make some exceptions!

How Long Before I Can Play in a Band?

The time it takes to play in a band varies from student to student. It depends on various factors such as your dedication, practice routine, and previous musical experience. However, with our expert guidance and rapid progress lessons, you'll be well on your way to playing in a band in no time.

What Styles of Music Can I Learn?

We love music! So whatever your jam, we got you.

Are There Opportunities to Perform Live?

Absolutely! We host events regularly, allowing our students to take what they've learnt to the stage.

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Individualised Teaching Approach

At Rok Skool, we believe that every student is unique and deserves an individualised approach to their bass lessons. We take the time to understand each student's specific needs, goals, and musical preferences, and tailor our lessons accordingly.

If you have specific requests or areas you want to focus on, we are happy to accommodate them. Whether it's learning a particular song, diving deeper into a specific genre, or working on specific techniques, we will create a lesson plan that suits your needs.

Our lesson content is carefully curated to provide a comprehensive learning experience. We cover a wide range of topics, including music theory, technique exercises, scales and arpeggios, ear training, and playing in different styles. Our goal is to provide you with a well-rounded education that will enable you to become a versatile and confident bass player.

With our private music tuition, you'll receive one-on-one attention and guidance, allowing you to progress at your own pace. Our experienced music tutors will provide you with constructive feedback, tips, and encouragement to help you reach your full potential.

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Interested in other instruments?

Take a look at our other music classes

  • Guitar Lessons

    One to one, or two on one. A mixture of guitar exercises and enjoyable songs covering a range of eras. We now teach Grades as well as learning how to ‘play by ear’ and we will be working from our own guitar book: ‘Guitar Chords’ by Rok Skool's late founder, Hereward Kaye

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  • Singing Lessons

    Our vocal coaching sessions are taught one-to-one, or in small groups. Each lesson is bespoke, tailoring the session to your voice and ability. Our expert vocal coaches – great singers in their own right – will teach you how to ‘place’ your voice to improve tone and resonance. The coaching is geared towards the modern contemporary sound and style of singing.

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  • Keyboard Lessons

    Emphatically not your standard piano lessons with their music theory and Grades. You will be learning ‘chord piano’ – a fast-track to keyboard joy! It will involve inversions, arpeggios and classic pop/rock material, building you up as a contemporary keyboard player, with keyboard skills will that last you a lifetime.

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  • Drum Lessons

    Before a drum kit takes up half your house, come to us and we’ll put you behind a kit and help develop a sense of rhythm with a sets of drum exercises and associated songs. Once you advance you will have the opportunity to join a Rok Skool Band.

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