Chris van Voorst van Beest has over 20 years of teaching experience. Formerly the faculty bass teacher at the University of Maine @Augusta and a recurring faculty bass teacher at the Maine Jazz Camp, Chris has given music clinics and master classes at Bates College, Bowdoin College, The University of New Hampshire, Berklee College of Music and The University of Maine. 

A knowledgable and energetic teacher, Chris offers lessons for upright and electric basses, piano and improvisation. All ages are welcome, from beginning to advanced students. Chris also teaches theory and ensemble master classes. Email chrisvanvoorstvanbeest@hotmail