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Enrique Galassi - Classical Double Bass Teacher in North London

Enrique Galassi Classical Double Bass Teacher (North London)

Enrique Galassi

  • Canonbury (N16)
  • Last Logged In: 18 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Male
  • Can Travel To: Barnet, Camden, City of London, Greenwich, Haringey, Kensington and Chelsea, Richmond upon Thames, Tower Hamlets, Westminster
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Personal Message
Double Bass Private Lessons
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Double Bass Performance, Bow Technique, Classical and Jazz styles
Tell me about your qualifications.
2003-2007 Trinity College of Music, London:
BMus (Hons) in Performance;
Double bass tuition with Corin Long and Neil Tarlton;
Elective modules in conducting and music technology.

2001-2003 Morley College, London:
Access Programme in Music.
What kind of experience do you have?
Teaching and Performing Experience:

Peterborough Symphony Orchestra
North London Symphony Orchestra
Chelsea Opera Group
DaCapo Music Foudation (Double bass lessons)
New London Performing Arts Centre
Jan 2008 - present: Amadeus Orchestra, Helios Chamber Orchestra.
2005 - 2006: Teaching double bass at Morley College (CYM).
2005-2006: The Young Janacek Philharmonic, London.
2003-2005: Principal Double Bass with Trinity College of Music String Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and Contemporary Music Group.
2001-present: Playing solo and orchestral repertoire.
1998-2001: Playing with the Symphony Orchestra of the State in Buenos Aires.
1996-1998: Teaching at Beethoven Academy of Music (Buenos Aires).
1990-1996: Playing with the Symphony Orchestra of Bahia Blanca (Argentina).

Prizes and International Competitions:

2004: Winner of The Vernon Elliott Double Bass Prize
1999: Participation at The 4th International Double Bass Competition 'Giovanni Bottesini' Crema, Italy.
How much do you charge?
I charge £35 per lesson (1hour 15min) I teach at home and I also travel to student's home. A charge of £5 may apply when I do need to travel more than 5 miles from home.
Where do you teach?
London Zones 1 to 6
When are you available?
I am available every day of the week, always subject to changes
Which ages and levels do you teach?
I can teach students from the age of 5.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
I teach at a profesional level and I'm also prepare children for grade exams.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
I am a member of Morgensterns ( and also the Del Plata Quintet (
Where and with whom did you train?
I am a graduate from Trinity College of Music
My main teachers were Coring Long and Neil Tarlton
Tell me about some of your current students.
I have 12 students at present 7 of them are adults and 5 children
Do you have a personal message for students?
In my lessons you'll be able to build a solid double bass technique, and you don't have to be limited to classical music - you could also expand to jazz, tango and world music. I also teach general musicianship.