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Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State University where he studied and performed everything from classical to classic rock. Indeed, from the blues to bluegrass, from rock to classical, he has done it all. He currently plays with The Spikedrivers, Fox ‘n’ Hounds Bluegrass Ensemble, and Neil Jacobs' American Gypsy. He recently performed with guitar legends GE Smith and Jorma Kaukonen and David Grier. In addition, Fox is a gifted instructor with over twelve years of experience. He incorporates music theory and technique in lessons so his students are able to go farther than just reading music. They learn to create music, to play with other musicians, and to play by ear. Although Fox is serious about music he is able to keep lessons entertaining for students, and offers instruction in many musical genres. Many of Fox’s students have gone on to study music in college and have started successful careers in the field.

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Teaches all skill levels

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Teaching since 1998

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Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass

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Teaches ages 5+

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Steven F.
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About Steven F.

Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State University where he studied and performed everything from classical to classic rock. Indeed, from the blues to bluegrass, from rock to classical, he has done it all. He currently plays with The Spikedrivers, Fox ‘n’ Hounds Bluegrass Ensemble, and Neil Jacobs' American Gypsy. He recently performed with guitar legends GE Smith and Jorma Kaukonen and David Grier. In addition, Fox is a gifted instructor with over twelve years of experience. He incorporates music theory and technique in lessons so his students are able to go farther than just reading music. They learn to create music, to play with other musicians, and to play by ear. Although Fox is serious about music he is able to keep lessons entertaining for students, and offers instruction in many musical genres. Many of Fox’s students have gone on to study music in college and have started successful careers in the field.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1998

Education

Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!

Posted Feb 26, 2019
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Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!

Posted Nov 12, 2018
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Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.

Posted Oct 29, 2018
Leader/Bassist/Mandolinist
Jan 2009 - Present
F. N Hounds
F. N Hounds is a bluegrass power trio that features my original material and provides me an outlet to demonstrate my arco ability's on the upright bass.
Bassist
Oct 2004 - Present
Neil Jacobs American Gypsy
Since 2004 I have been honored to be apart of Neil Jacobs American Gypsy. This ensemble consist of Neil Jacobs on 12 string guitar and Arkidy Gips(violinist for Madaonna) on violin. We perform Neil's original songs as well as traditional tunes from the Balkan's.
Bassist
Jan 2003 - Present
The Spikedrivers
Bassist/Manger
Jan 2003 - Present
The Spikedrivers
I am a founding member of The Spikedrivers one of Ohio most beloved Americana bands. The Spikedrivers have toured throughout the United states and have released 5 critically acclaimed albums.
Music Instructor
Sep 2001 - Present
Steven F.
I have been been providing private music instruction for over 10 years. Many of my students can be found performing throughout the Central Ohio area.
Cum Laude Bachelors in Music Performance Double Bass
Sep 1998 - Jun 2001
The Ohio State University
Bachelor's in Music Double Bass Performance
Sep 1997 - Jun 2001
The Ohio State University
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jan 2006
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

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Music Theory
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