Scott - Teacher #1908

- Electric Bass

- Composition
- Ear Training
- Jazz Improvation
- Music Appreciation
- Music History
- Music Theory (Advanced)
- Music Theory (Beginner-Intermediate)

- English

Teaching Philosophy

As an educator, I welcome students of all ages and levels, from beginners to advanced players. Whether you are pursuing music as a hobby or aiming for a professional career, I am here to support you. My teaching approach is flexible and tailored to your individual preferences, allowing you to develop a unique style that aligns with your personality and tastes. Additionally, I can provide guidance for those interested in auditioning for post-secondary music programs, ensuring you have the necessary skills and confidence to succeed.

Musical Education



Vancouver, BC

-High School Diploma


Nelson, BC

-Concentration on bass guitar performance, composition, music theory and recording techniques



-Advanced jazz improvisation with vibraphone master Gary Burton


Completed a Bachelor of Music majoring in contemporary music composition at Vancouver Community College

Special Skills and Training

I am a bass guitar professional with 20 years of experience, born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. Currently, I am part of the Vancouver Community College music program, pursuing a degree in composition for contemporary music. I find joy in performing and composing as a member of various ensembles, including Gamelan Si Pawit and the VCC Latin jazz ensemble. My expertise lies in rock, R&B, soul, jazz, and world music, although I am well-versed in all styles of bass playing. I have had the opportunity to tour across Western Canada, the USA, and Southeast Asia, performing at renowned venues and events like The Center for the Performing Arts, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, and more. My journey has been enriched by sharing the stage with esteemed artists like Swollen Members, Leon Russell, Blue Oyster Cult, and Jefferson Starship, among others. Alongside my musical pursuits, I have volunteered as a music teacher in Cambodia, fostering a love for music in others.


30 Minutes: $39.00
45 Minutes: $49.00
60 Minutes: $59.00

There is a one-time registration fee of 25 $ charged with the first lessons. All Taxes are included in prices, if applicable

NOTE: Your Credit card will be charged ONLY when the first lesson is set up and confirmed with the teacher


1. Cancellation Policy

Lessons not cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice are billable to the client and payable to the teacher. This does not of course apply to travel fees unless the notice is effectively given at the door and the teacher has travelled to the location.

2. Cessation (quitting) Policy

A client must provide a 2 lesson notice period to stop lessons. So a weekly student needs to give 2 weeks of notice, a biweekly student works out to 3 weeks notice and a twice weekly student works out to a week of notice.

3. Illness Policy

Lessons cancelled due to illness or extraordinary circumstances with less than 24 hours notice remain billable to the client and payable to the teacher.

BAH teachers are encouraged to offer a make-up lesson at a future date in the interest of client relations and general goodwill. This only makes sense as teaching a student with the flu for example, will ruin the rest of your week's employment.

No more than 2 lessons may be made up due to illness within a 60 day period.

4. Rescheduling Policy

Any lesson can be cancelled or rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice.

Summer Vacation and Extended Absence Policy

Clients may schedule longer absences for trips etc. 24 hours notice is required.

It is normal and typical for students and about 20% of our teachers to schedule a break in the summer. We do not enforce a notice period (see cessation of lessons) at the end of a long summer break.

5. Evaluation Period

There are no free trial lessons with Beethoven at Home but we do offer a 2 lesson evaluation period where it is easy to try out a teacher. There are no free lessons during the evaluation period and clients may choose to discontinue the lessons at any time by providing the required 24 hours notice. After the student's 3rd lesson the required 2 lesson notice period will apply (see cessation of lessons above).