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CANCELLED - Bass with Pat Farrell

Everybody needs bass!
11 - 15 JAN 2021
8.30 AM - 4.00 PM

About the Workshop

In these classes, Pat will take you through the techniques and the language required to be an excellent bassist, supporting your band and inspiring everybody’s best performances. With a focus on playing songs, Pat will take you through harmony, rhythm and reading as well as getting a great sound out of your instrument and amplifier. Upright and Electric Bass players are welcome.

Medium Upright & Electric Bass
Level All Levels
Age  12+

PW Farrell is a solo artist, session musician, producer, composer, and music educator. Based in Australia, he has toured internationally with artists such as Jetty Road (‘Golden Guitar’ winning Australian country music act), appeared on television with the likes of Jessica Mauboy (Australian Idol) and performed internationally at festivals such as the Indian International Guitar Festival and the Hennessy Artist Series (Malaysia). In 2011 he released his critically acclaimed debut album 'The Life Electric' (available on iTunes). 

In 2017 Patrick became the Bass Guitar Teacher in residence at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, one of the premier music schools for graduate and post graduate music studies in Australia. Alongside his tertiary commitments he also manages a private teaching practice that makes novel use of online technologies. Unique to this teaching practice is a student specific online portal containing original teaching materials tailor-made for the individual student. This practice is managed via two sites: and

Patrick is currently completing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at Griffith University. He holds a Bachelor of Music and a Post Graduate Diploma in Performance from Griffith University and the Victorian College of the Arts respectively.

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