The first (but certainly not the last!) Chicago Bass Festival was held this past Sunday (2/7/10), and was by all accounts a resounding success. With 130 registered participants, 6 vendors, 30 clinicians, and another 60 parents and siblings, we packed Ravinia’s beautiful Bennett-Gordon Hall like you wouldn’t believe!
We’ll be doing an online survey within the week to see what went well and what could be improved upon for next year. The first year for an event like this is always a stressful and unpredictable affair, but there were suprisingly few bumps in the road, and we’ll work on those areas for next year.
If you were in attendance and got photos, videos, etc., you’d be doing me a huge favor if you sent me them. I’d love to put all the footage folks got and dump it on the Chicago Bass Festival website. If you dump video on YouTube (andi hope you do!), send me a link and I’ll embed it on the site.
You can send stuff to jasonheathbasspage -at- gmail.com.
If you didn’t make it out, I hope to see you there next year on February 6, 2011 (mark your calendar!) for the next Chicago Bass Festival!