Marcos Machado, bass faculty
- US News Ranking: #220 (tie) in National Universities
- US News Overall Score (out of 100): 24
- In-State Tuition & Fees 2016-17: $7,224
- Out-of-State Tuition & Fees 2016-17: $16,094
- Room & Board 2016-17: $9,060
- Total Enrollment: 14,551
- Acceptance Rate (from 2015): 58%
- Student – Faculty Ratio: 17:1
- 4 year graduation rate: 27%
- % of undergrads receiving Financial aid: 74%
- Average Financial Aid: $4,499
Double Bass Statistics
- Average number of undergraduate bass students: 8
- Average number of graduate bass students: 4
- Studio Class, Orchestral Repertoire Class, Bass Ensembles, Jazz Band, Jazz Combos, Symphonic Winds
What Alumni Are Doing
- Teaching at Universities
- Orchestra jobs
Perspectives from the Bass Faculty
Q: What are some of your favorite experiences teaching at your school?
A: Observing the student’s growth and successes. Incredible music department with low tuition costs. Scholarships and assistantships available.
About The Bass Faculty
Marcos Machado enjoys a lively international career as a concert artist, teacher and chamber musician. A native of Brazil, Machado is the only South American to have earned both the “Teaching” and “Performance” diplomas from the L’Institut International de Contrebasse de Paris where he has studied with renowned double bassist François Rabbath.
While in Brazil, Machado began his double bass studies with Uruguayan professor Milton Romay Masciadri (1931-2009), the former principal bass of the Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra. Machado later moved to the USA and earned his BM and MM degrees at the University of Georgia, where he was a student of Dr. Milton Walter Masciadri. Marcos holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied with Professor Michael Cameron.
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