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Mitchell Watson

Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Guitar Lessons | Aural Lessons, Theory Lessons, Jazz Improvisation Lessons, NCEA Music Tutoring

  • Qualifications: Dip.mus, B.mus, Dip.tchg.
  • Pricing: TBA
  • Styles: Contemporary, Rock and Jazz
  • Suitability: All ages


Mitchell is a multi-talented teaching professional, committed to providing a solid education and installing music appreciation in all students. He has a talent for integrating co-operative learning, multiculturalism and varied lesson plans to provide well-rounded learning experiences for students with a particular focus on making each student feels special, cared for, and successful. He has a proven ability for tailoring modern lessons to meet students’ diverse needs, capture their interest and imagination while maintaining a motivated and well-disciplined teaching space. He is a trust worthy educator with exceptional communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills helping to cultivate strong relationships with parents, students, and all members for the school community.

Over the past 20 years Mitchell has made a full time career for himself as a professional musician and music educator in the Wellington region. As a freelance musician he has performed, recorded and worked along side many of Wellington and New Zealand’s top musicians and groups, in a diverse range of musical genres and settings.

From contemporary, blues and reggae through to Latin, jazz and fusion Mitchell has performed and recorded in a range of genre and has appeared on television programs such as Mai Time and The good morning show. Mitchell is currently managing and performing with the Ratbags, Wellington’s premiere corporate covers band.

Teaching Info

Lessons are individually tailored to students specific needs, goals and playing ability, in a relaxed fun learning environment.

Theory and Ear Training


Musical Styles

Improvisation and Musical Vocabulary