Wabass – Institute for the 21st Century Bass Player

Wabass is now accepting applications for their June 23-29 2013 season.  Information is provided below and can also be accessed via http://www.ranaanmeyerentertainment.com/#!wabass-institute/c1s1o

The Institute is 6 days of intense study, with morning bass class, lessons every day, and a masterclass or performance each night. Students study with Hal Robinson, Eric Larson, and Ranaan Meyer. The best part is that Wabass Institute is tuition-free. Our application deadline has been extended from February 1st to March 1st, and we’re simply looking for the applicant’s best 10 minutes of video. More information is available at wabass.com and questions can be directed to wabass.camps@gmail.com.

We’ve had some incredible people come through Wabass in the past 5 years – Nicky Schwartz (now in Concertgebouw), Rex Surany (New York Philharmonic), Meredith Johnson (Principal, Winnipeg), Tony Parry (Louisiana Philharmonic), Burke Shaw (Houston Symphony) – the list goes on! Wabass Institute alums have gone on to nearly all the major conservatories in the US, including Curtis, Rice, BU, Peabody, NEC, IU, and so on.

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About Jason

An active double bass performer and teacher, Jason teaches double bass at DePaul University and served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Bassists for many years. Jason is the current President of the Illinois chapter of the American String Teachers Association. Jason has been a member of the Elgin Symphony since 2000 and has played with the Midsummer’s Music Festival in Door County for the past decade. He is a past member of the Milwaukee Ballet and IRIS Orchestra, and has performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grant Park Symphony, and numerous other professional ensembles.

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