Houston Symphony Principal Bass Tim Pitts will be teaching at the Beijing Music Festival this summer (which will actually be held in Shanghai this year to avoid the Olympics). San Diego Principal Bass (and former Tim Pitts student) Jeremy Kurtz provides the following details:
…my former teacher, Tim Pitts, is going back to teach at the Beijing Music Festival this summer (which will be held in Shanghai this year to avoid the Olympics and they still have some spaces for good high school or college bassists (and probably other string players as well.)
They don’t have a lot of scholarship opportunities, unfortunately, but they will provide basses to the students there–so at least there is no bass cartage to worry about–mainly just the plane ticket and tuition.
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