My book, An Introduction to Double Bass Playing, is being used by many bassists and schools including the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and is recommended at DePaul University in Chicago and the College of DuPage.

Need a clinician for your school or music department? I’m available!

I was fortunate to work with local students this past winter in River Forest, IL. Mr. Wuersig, director says, “Peter participated in our string workshop at Roosevelt Middle School in River Forest. He came super-prepared to work with and motivate our students. Peter brought materials he had created just for our workshop and presented each kid with their own copy. His enthusiasm was motivating. He is very passionate about teaching and about stringed instruments, especially the string bass.”

“…[Peter] offered a full day of interesting insight, thoughtful analysis, and enjoyable music-making for the students in my program and myself.” – Mr. Michael D. Blostein , Averill Park High School, Averill Park, NY.

Need a guest for your class? I can also speak to college music /education classes.

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A banner of the order of flats and sharps. I tried having two banners for each but students found it confusing. So here is a banner where they can just read it from the appropriate side and with a single flat and sharp they know which side to use. The banner it 60″ x 6″, made of durable vinyl and has 6 brass grommets for hanging. $50 + $15 S&H

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The Rhythm Rulers & Banner

The Rhythm Ruler is a tool to teach students about rhythms. It displays inches with sixteenth, eighth, quarter, half, and whole notes. The back has a breakdown of eighth, quarter, and half note triplets.


Teaching rhythms can be a difficult task but by relating note values to measurements – which most students are familiar with – the task is much easier. Students readily relate the two and easily understand note divisions with the Rhythm Ruler.

The Rhythm Ruler is perfect for band, orchestra, chorus and classroom music students. Teaching note values in general music and classroom music classes to students without previous music experience is much easier with the Rhythm Ruler.

The Rhythm Ruler is made from heavy matte cardstock. It is available in packs of 50 rulers for $50 per pack plus $10s&h. School purchase orders, credit cards or PayPal are accepted.




 2′x4′ Vinyl Banners of the Rhythm Ruler  Perfect for your classroom!!!
$120 shipped
These are nice banners with metal grommets for hanging.
Of course, school purchase orders are welcome. 

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