Midcoast School Of Music offers personalized bass guitar lesson plans and one-on-one instruction at our campuses in Portland and Bath, Maine. Our instructors are some of the finest musicians in New England, focusing on mechanics, theory, and performance. Below, you’ll see who is available for bass guitar lessons and have a chance to learn more about them. For more information regarding available lesson times at either of our campuses, please fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Cellist Timothy Garrett studied at The New England Conservatory Preparatory Program, The University of Southern Maine School of Music and The Bowdoin International Music Festival. His Instructors have included William Rounds, Nathan Stutch, Tsuyoshi Tsutumi, Peter Howard, Andre Emelianoff and Nicholas Jones. Chamber music studies with Lynn Chang and members of The Portland String Quartet, The DaPonte String Quartet and The Vermeer String Quartet. Master classes with Christian Benda, Triple Helix Piano Trio and Steven Doane.
Tim has performed with Orchestras in Italy, Montreal and New York’s Carnegie Hall. He performs regularly with orchestras around the State including Maine Pro Musica. He has performed with the Portland Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra.
Equally at home on stage with non-classical groups, Tim has performed and/or recorded with such groups as Rustic Overtones, Barefoot Truth and Grammy Award winners Ray Lamontagne, Mannheim Steamroller and Noel Paul Stookey. He also enjoys performing and recording with a number of local acts. His own project Zhelanye is due to release their debut album ‘Cure for This’ in the Spring of 2013.
Teaching students of all ages how to make music is a continual passion. Tim is on the Faculty of The Portland Conservatory of Music, River Tree Arts in Kennebunk and RDL Strings in Bangor and also maintains a private studio. He has also served as faculty at the Winter Harbor Music Festival and on the Board of Trustees for the Bowdoin International Music Festival as the student liaison.
During his free time, Tim enjoys working out, hiking and finding new fine dining experiences in Maine.
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Interested in bass guitar lessons at our Portland or Bath campus? Please fill out the form so we can learn a bit more about you and then match you up with the best possible lesson plan. We look forward to speaking with you soon!