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Music Education is a large part of Donovan’s life and “Dr. D” offers a variety of educational offerings, both online and in person.

Online Education:

1. Want one-on-one private instruction? Have an session in person, or become part of my Skype Music Studio!

Single coaching sessions, audition preparation sessions and regularly scheduled lessons are all available for: classical strings, chamber ensembles, “alternative” strings, composition, and  all styles of upright bass.

2. Want to learn the basics of Rockabilly, Bluegrass, Jazz or Psychobilly Slap Bass? Then check out my online Rockabilly/Psychobilly Upright Slap Bass Instructional Video You can view the video on this website by becoming a member.

In Person:

Dr. Stokes teaches at Shenandoah Conservatory and at various music workshops. He also offers a private Certification Program for Bassists which can be done through a combination of in person sessions and Skype Studio sessions.