Master Classes with Declan Miers

From: $300.00

Host a master class with a pro bassist, guitarist, touring performer (SZA, Mac Ayres, Cautious Clay, Aqueous), composer, and songwriter (Brasstracks).

All of our master classes run approximately 1 hour and feature an infotainment-style lecture (sometimes including audience participation), with opportunities for discussion and Q&A after. Each artist will coordinate with you to make sure that their content will resonate and connect with YOUR audience based on their interests, ages, and skill levels.

  • Due to their extensive touring schedule, this artist can currently only book virtual master classes at this time
  • Once a preferred date is requested below, the artist will coordinate the date and time of the master class with you

Master Class Topics

Declan Miers’s realm of expertise includes the following broad musical topics:

  • Instruments: Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar
  • Pursuits: Composition & Arranging, Improvisation, Music Life Mentoring, Music Theory, Performance, Songwriting
  • Styles: Top 40 & Dance Music (Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop/Rap, Soul/Funk), Performing Arts (Jazz), Rock

Available Master Classes

Here are some of David Cloyd’s favorite master classes that are currently prepared:

  • GETTING THE GIG. Understand your role and learn the formula for “getting the call.” During this master class, pro bassist Declan Miers focuses on how professionalism, etiquette on the bandstand, being mindful of your surroundings, and “getting in where you fit in” has helped him make the cut as a touring musician and session player—and how they can help you do the same.
  • THE SHED. Pro bassist Declan Miers focuses on how to practice analyzing music from a multitude of genres, and how to effectively apply that knowledge to improve your own playing—and your own unique musical voice.

Custom Master Classes for YOU

Don’t see a master class that you want? Our artists are ready to adjust one of their available master classes, or create a whole new master class to suit YOUR needs (within their realm of expertise, of course).

Book a Master Class

Use the calendar below to check upcoming availability and reserve your master class online, then checkout to send your request. (No payment is required until the master class is confirmed.) If there are no bookings available, or you need a different day or time, contact me at declanmiersbooking@gmail.com to discuss.

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Please refer to the topics and available master classes above for this artist's realm of expertise.
Depending on the nature of the master class, the number of attendees may impact the fee. This will be discussed prior to confirming the booking.
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About the Artist

About the Artist

DECLAN MIERS is a pro bassist, guitarist, touring performer (SZA, Mac Ayres, Cautious Clay, Aqueous), composer, and songwriter (Brasstracks). Pro music credentials include:

  • Professional musician since 2008
  • Studied at Berklee College of Music (full-tuition scholarship)
  • Studied Jazz under George Caldwell at University at Buffalo
  • Toured internationally since 2018 (Mac Ayres, Cautious Clay, Aqueous)
  • Live studio work for Brasstracks at Capitol Studios, LA

Primary musical influences include Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead, Thundercat, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, J Dilla, Ambrose Akinmusire, Anthony Jackson, Pino Palladino, James Jamerson, Derrick Hodge, Mono Neon, and Burniss Travis.
About the Artist