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Ted Gould III

Ted Gould III

Owner | Educator

Bay Area Bass Academy

Castro Valley, Ca.

Musician and Music Educator.





Music for Minors

Music Educator

Introduce musical concepts such as beat, rhythm and pitch and expose students to musical scales, notation, the art of singing, different types of instruments and styles of music.

Instruct on the history of music, as well as introducing them to the music of many legendary musicians and composers.

Create and implement lesson plans.

Coordinate with parent and school administration.

Career medium 04
Career medium 01

Freelance Musician

Freelance Musician

Diverse range of credits as a professional bassist including national and local recording artists, houses of worship and theater companies.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominee, •Zigaboo Modeliste

American Idol / "Color Purple" , Latoya London

•Neighborhood Church of Castro Valley

•Bridges Community Church, Los Altos, Ca.

•Centerville Presbyterian Church, Fremont, Ca.

•Tri Valley Repertoire Theater
•Broadway by the Bay
Contra Costa Civic Theater

Electric & Double Bassist in multiple genre:
Adult Contemporary,Contemporary Worship, Traditional Gospel, Modern Gospel,Pop,Top 40, Rock ,R&B, Musical Theater
Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Neo Soul, Symphonic, Chamber


Bay Area Bass Academy

Owner | Educator

Private teaching studio providing challenging yet comfortably paced private electric and upright bass instruction in addition to Skype video bass lessons.

Guitar Center

Bass Instructor

Private electric bass instruction using Guitar Center / Hal Leonard method materials.

Coordinating with students, parents and Guitar Center sales.

Community School of Music and Arts

School of Rock, Band Coach, Counselor

National Guitar Workshop

Day Jams Camp Counselor, Bass Teacher, Band Cach

Elmhurst Community Prep School / Alliance Academy

Music Teacher

• Introduced individual students to musical instruments, assed ability and training needs
• Music training through music performances, discussions, use of audio visuals and written assignments
• Introduced and developed individual student skills in computer-designed music
• Set up and conducted small concert bands, rock bands and jazz ensembles
• Organized student concerts and performance classes
• Responsible for the repair and service or instruments and equipment

Career medium 05
Career medium 05

Office Depot Business Services Division

Customer Service Lead

•Oversee day-today operations of Data Entry Department
•Managed workflow and determined labor needs
• Answered multi-line telephone, routed calls, and took accurate messages
•Involved in policy and procedure writing to maximize productivity
•Trained new hires
•Assisted supervisor with special projects
• Ensured high standard of quality and customer service through weekly and monthly performance incentives


California State University-East Bay

Bachelor of Arts, Music

Chabot College

Associates, Music