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Private Lessons

Available to teach private lessons via Skype or Facetime, as well as in person while on tour or at home in Miami.

  • Upright bass (bluegrass, jazz specific lessons or technique)
  • Electric bass
  • Five-string banjo (Scruggs style)
  • Guitar (bluegrass rhythm guitar and beginning flat picking)

NEW Wernick Method Bluegrass Jamming Class

Max recently teamed up with famed bluegrass educator Pete Wernick to start the only Wernick Method bluegrass jamming class in South Florida.

The Wernick Method is a time-tested model that gives students the necessary skills to play in a bluegrass jam in a safe, supportive learning environment. Taught at festivals, camps, and classes throughout the U.S. and around the world, the Wernick Method has reached thousands of people, who are overwhelmingly satisfied with their experiences. Teachers are approved by Pete based on teaching experience and their understanding of bluegrass music.

The class will run from October 2 to November 20, Wednesdays from 7:00-9:30 PM.

If you would like to learn more and/or sign up, click here to visit Max’s class page for more details!

If you would like to put up a class poster in your community, click here to download a PDF.

Music Camps

Max has been on faculty at the following music camps:

Fiddlekids (June 2012, ’13, ’14, ’15 and ’16) (teaching assistant)

California Bluegrass Association Youth Academy (Banjo, bass, and ensemble director, June 2015, Banjo and ensemble director June ’17, Bass and ensemble director June ’19)

Walker Creek Music Camp (Advanced Bass, April 2017)

Julian Family Fiddle Camp (Bass, April 2017, ’19)

For all teaching inquiries, please fill out the contact form here.