Private Lessons: 3o Minute- $100 Month for 3-5 weekly Lessons
Class: 45 Minutes-$88 Month for 3-5 weekly Lessons
Shad teaches both electric and upright double bass, jazz and rock genres, reading, improvisation, and music theory.
Shad has been playing bass and performing live since he was 7 years old. He attended Artswest School renamed Fresco Arts Academy for several years where he learned under several award winning instructors, including jazz bassist Clark Sommers.
Shad has won several awards including being featured at Hamp’ s Club at Lionel Hampton Music Festival. He was part of a combo that took 3rd and 2nd place respectively at Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival.
He was the bass player for COBA which won Boise’s Got Talent, opened for Victor Wooten, and released it’s debut album while they were still in high school.
A gifted young composer, his compositions have been recorded on the Coba cd, Cari Stevens cd, and on the tour set list for Kobie Watkins, jazz percussionist. His other recent projects include original music for the bands Sly Moon Sutra, and Chief Broom which have played in Boise’s own Treefort Festival.
In 2015-16 Shad continued his music studies at North Idaho College, and Boise State University. He recently graduated from Boise Coding Dojo and is beginning his career as a software developer.