Bonita Williams - Double Bass Teacher - Melbourne

Double Bass Music Teacher


Bonita is an accomplished female double bassist who has many years of experience performing and teaching. She completed her Master of Music (Performance) on Double Bass at Boston University, USA; and her Bachelor of Music (Performance) at Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. Bonita recently won a position with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, which performs at the Sydney Opera House. In her teaching, Bonita provides: -Flexible hours/scheduling for busy households and families -Many years of experience teaching double bass from the age of 6 and up -Individual lessons, group lessons, young children, adults -Friendly and attentive demeanor -Patience -Travels to your home to teach -Preparation and application for AMEB exams -Structured lessons identifying common goals -Access to appropriate-sized instruments for hire or purchase -Classical technique, healthy left-hand and bow technique, body awareness, AMEB path, solo playing, and orchestral playing focuses all available Bonita is a member of the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Before moving to Sydney, she performed with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and Orchestra Victoria (Melbourne's own opera and ballet orchestra). Whilst living in the USA, she was a member of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Philharmonic Chamber Players, and the esteemed early music ensemble, the Cantata Singers orchestra. Bonita has had experience teaching private individual lessons, group lessons, Melbourne Youth Music ensembles, State Music Camp ensembles, and at several private schools in the Melbourne area.

Contact Details

Bonita Williams


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Metter Street
NSW 2043

Regions Serviced

Sydney, Sydney East, Sydney Inner West, Sydney South

Newtown, Enmore, Stanmore, Erskineville, Marrickville, St. Peters, Alexandria, CBD, Surry Hills, Redfern

Student's Home

Instruments and Subjects

Double Bass

Aural Training, HSC/VCE Music, Musicianship, Theory

Styles and Specialities

Classical, Contemporary, Jazz, Modern, VCE

AMEB Exams, Adult Learning, Auditions, Ensemble work, Gifted Children, Performances, Repertoire, Sight Reading, Technique

Lesson Format and School Activities

One-on-One Lessons, Group Lessons

School Instrumental Teaching

Qualifications and Experience

Master of Music (Performance - Double Bass), Boston University, USA. Bachelor of Music (Performance - Double Bass), VCA, University of Melbourne. AMEB 8th Grade, High Distinction, Double Bass.


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6 - Adult




Last updated: 18-Jan-2016 11:31 PM

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