Don Wilner offers live online video lessons on double bass, electric bass, cello, or jazz improvisation. Don can teach both classical and jazz styles, and customizes every lesson based on the needs and desires of the student.
Don has extensive formal teaching experience and can instruct students of all levels, from beginners to doctoral students. He also specializes in assisting students with scholarship audition preparation.
Once lessons have been purchased, Don will email you to set up a consultation to get more information on what you’d like to learn. It is Don’s goal to find out what it is about your instrument that interests you and what you would like achieve! If you have questions before signing up for a lesson, please do not hesitate to contact Don directly.
Don received his doctorate’s degree in performance from the University of Miami, one of the most prestigious music schools in the country. He has years of experience teaching at the university level and is dedicated to helping his students achieve their goals! Current Resume
Live Online Video Music Lesson Pricing
Single 50-Minute Lesson - $50
Buy 4 Lessons and Receive the Fourth Lesson at Half Off
4-Lesson Package - $175
Click here to purchase lessons now, or contact us for more information. Once lessons have been purchased, Don will email you to set up a consultation appointment. During this consultation, he will find out more about what you would like to learn in order to prepare a lesson plan tailored to your needs and desires so that no instruction time is wasted.
A talented musician and professor, Don Wilner received his Bachelor of Music- Studio Music and Jazz AND Applied Music (the first double major of its kind at the University of Miami), Master of Music in Jazz Composition, and Doctorate of Music- Applied Performance (combination of jazz and classical) all with complete scholarship/graduate teaching assistantship from the University of Miami. Don specializes in teaching double bass (classical and jazz), electric bass, cello and jazz keyboard harmony. The combining of classical technique and mastery of jazz improvisation is one of the advantages of studying with Don!
He has taught at several prestigious institutions, including the University of Miami, Nova Southeastern University, Florida Atlantic University, and has taught master’s classes around the Americas.
Don currently teaches at Miami Dade College in Florida. He is the Principal Bassist with the Symphony of the Americas in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He has recorded nine of his own CDs with several well-known jazz musicians. Please listen to the samples below to hear Don play. He can teach at any level, from beginning to advanced, in both jazz and classical styles. Check out all my youtube.com videos!