Education

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR OF MUSIC, DOUBLE BASS & ELECTRIC BASS at Lebanon Valley College since 2011:
-teaching applied lessons on double bass, bass guitar, jazz improvisation
-directing the jazz combo and the New Music Ensemble

Tim’s private students’ successes include acceptances into major collegiate music programs; winning awards including “Outstanding Soloist” and “Best Rhythm Section” at Cavalcade Jazz Festivals; and winning auditions for district jazz band and district orchestra.

Feel free to contact me for more information about taking lessons or visit http://takelessons.com/profile/tim-w11

“…his students at LVC are all very complimentary of their time spent under Tim’s tutelage. I would highly recommend him for any teaching/performance work…” – Steve Rudolph

Tim demonstrates a finger system for the bass guitar that allows for a two-octave scale with just one shift.

PDF for scale fingerings: G maj and min scales 2 octaves electric bass


A lesson on achieving clean in-tune shifts on the double bass, using the Adagio from Marcello’s Sonata in E minor to demonstrate finger-replacement concept for visualizing the physical aspect of shifting on the double bass.

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