Guitar & Bass
Midcoast School Of Music offers personalized lesson plans and one-on-one instruction with some of the finest musicians in New England, focusing on mechanics, theory, and performance. Below, you’ll see the instructors available for guitar & bass lessons and have a chance to learn more about them. For more information regarding available lesson times at our Portland campus, please click on the "Contact" button.
Guitarist and vocalist Owen Conforte has been a staple in the Greater Portland music community for the past 7 years as both a band leader (OC and the Offbeats) and a sideman (Fogcutters Big Band, Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones). Graduating with a Bachelors in Music Performance from the University of Southern Maine in 2012, he brings his knowledge and skills as a jazz and classical guitarist to the stage and the music school.
Colin Winsor is at home on both upright and electric bass, and has been an in demand bassist throughout New England for more than 15 years. Combining his extensive experience with degrees in jazz performance from the University of Southern Maine and Cal. State Northridge, Colin brings a teaching style that is both practical and academic. He can be heard on numerous recordings of various styles, and performs regularly with The Pete Kilpatrick Band, Connor Garvey, and Gina & The Red Eye Flight Crew.