Double Bass and Bass Guitar Instructor
Sam Winternheimer is an active freelance bassist residing in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to instructing Bass Guitar and Upright Bass at Maestro Makers, Sam is the Instructor of Bass and Jazz Combos at Eastern Illinois University. He performs professionally in a wide variety of musical styles, as a leader and as a sideman, on upright bass and electric bass. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University, where he studied with world-renowned bassist, Rodney Whitaker, and received his Master’s Degree in jazz studies from Florida State University. He has studied classically with the Assistant Principal of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Robert Goodlett, and taught alongside Robert at the Quattro String Academy in Indianapolis, IN. He is a seasoned teacher and enjoys working with students with experience ranging from beginners to professionals.