Learn How To Play or Improve your skills!

Leah loves to teach people of all ages while focusing on the music each individual is most interested in learning.

Leah Hinchcliff, in addition to being an accomplished  performer is a popular music teacher. She has been studying and playing the bass and guitar and piano for over 25 years.  She  teaches bass, guitar, piano and ukulele at her private home studio.  You can also find her running ROCK U  * a private school offering group band lessons to adults and kids.  She is also an artist in residence at Portland Public Schools, and teaches at Beacock Music in Vancouver.

That's a lot of options! Don't hesitate, call today!  

*ROCK U is Leah's music school co-founded with amazing musician and all around cool person, Nick O'Donnell.

www.rockurocks.com for more info.

A  graduate of Portland State University Leah earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Performance focusing on Bass. Leah graduated with honors (Magna Cum Laude) and was also the recipient of a Laurel Scholarship for professionalism and leadership. She has studied with Andre St. James, Glen Moore, Dan Schulte, Jeff Leonard, Charley Gray and Darrell Grant.

Leah can teach you how to play most styles with an emphasis on musicality, including theory, technique, improvisation, songwriting and (almost) any song you want to learn.
In addition to these musical skills she can help you focus on correct body mechanics while playing utilizing a technique called Body Mapping.

Whether you are just starting to play BASS, GUITAR, PIANO, OR UKULELE or have been playing for years, lessons can help to concentrate your existing skills, and work on new ones.

Some areas of  Leah's teaching expertise:

*learning a new instrument
*learning new musical styles
*how to groove -- reading rhythms/playing rhythms/counting
*ear training
*music theory/jazz theory
*sight reading
*music interpretation
*musical performance skills
(skills on performing solo or with others in a band/ensemble)
*correct body mechanics while playing

References are available from current and past students.
for lessons please email:  Leah@leahhinchcliff.com