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Bass Workshop

Bass Workshop

The Bass Workshops offer participants highly individualized attention focusing on solo technique and performance, in a dynamic, group setting. Workshops are open to students, ages 10-18, with a minimum of 1-2 years experience playing their instrument and reading music. Each workshop section will be limited to 10 students, and sections will group students by skill level.

  • Focus on the fundamentals, including intonation, posture, left and right hand technique, tone, scales, and vibrato
  • Study of solo repertoire
  • Develop musicianship, practice skills, healthy playing, and ensemble playing
  • Master classes with workshop faculty and teaching fellows
  • Individual coaching with piano
  • Bass Workshop recital consisting of solo and ensemble performance opportunities

Session A Sample Daily Schedule: 

  • 1:00 – 1:30 pm Yoga for Bassists
  • 1:40 – 2:30 pm Technique Workshop or Solo Masterclass
  • 2:45 – 3:30 pm Bass Chamber Music
  • 3:45 – 5:00 pm Bass Orchestral Repertoire & Private Lessons