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About Romanze

Romanze Willoughby
Romanze
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Speaks: English
Education: Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology, Network Security – Virginia Beach, Virginia (2015) Graduate of Cue Recording Studio’s Pro Tools Recording Engineering Course with Cue’s Chief Engineer, Ken Schubert – Falls Church, Virginia (2006) Graduate of The Armed Forces School of Music : Electric Bass Guitar Instrumentalist & Vocalist – Little Creek, Virginia (1995) Norfolk State University : Music Education Major – Norfolk, Virginia (1988-1990)
Performance Experience: Extensive international live touring, studio session & live television playing experience
Teaching Experience: Taught electric bass guitar throughout Japan for 11 years (1995-2006) & internationally in over 11 other different countries overseas – Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Phillipines, Russia, Singapore & Thailand. I've also been teaching bass guitar and musical directing at School Of Rock since November of 2018.
Teaching Philosophy: There are three or four basic foundational things that I will teach you that if you practice on a regular basis, will enable you to be able to play pretty much anything you want on electric bass guitar. I thoroughly enjoy sharing my genuine love of & passion for music with my students and I always learn just as much from them as they do from me!

Get to know Romanze

  • American Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) member
  • Black Rock Coalition (BRC) member
  • 28 years of Professional Electric Bass Guitar playing experience
  • 10 years of Classical Upright Bass playing experience
  • Sings Lead & Background Vocals & Spitts (raps)
  • Musically Literate: Reads, Writes, Produces & Arranges Music
  • Lived in, taught Electric Bass Guitar & toured internationally throughout Japan for 11 years (1995-2006) & internationally in over 11 other different countries overseas – Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Phillipines, Russia, Singapore & Thailand
  • Extensive International Teaching, Live Touring, Studio Session & Television playing experience
Romanze teaches at:
829 Lynnhaven Pkwy Suite 117
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Pro Shops
  • Repairs
  • Returns Allowed
  • Ship To Store
  • Curbside Pickup
  • Lessons
  • Rentals
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