Stephen Buckley was a guest artist at the University of Colorado’s College of Music for a two-day residency in September. He is assistant principal bass with the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, and has also worked extensively with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Norway and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra of Sweden. Steve was a prize winner at the 2004 Sperger Competition in Germany, and is a frequent soloist for the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra’s chamber music series. A graduate of the University of Colorado, he is currently pursuing doctoral studies with Paul Ellison at Rice University. He gave orchestra excerpt and solo masterclasses, working with nine of Paul Erhard’s CU double bass students, and a recital that included Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro, Beethoven’s Sonata No.5, Op. 102, No. 2, and Schubert’s “Arpeggioni” sonata.
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