Guess how many posts I’ve put out on this blog? 3,700! That’s a lot of posts!
I’m back in San Francisco and getting settled into the fall routine, and my inbox is brimming as usual with bass news. Here’s what’s happening:
This guest post comes from Atlanta Symphony bassist, Emory University faculty member, and composer Michael Kurth. Check out Michael’s blog here! Audition Summary – Sept. 2017 Atlanta Symphony Double Bass Auditions Auditions were held Sept. 10-12 for tenure-track Principal Bass and one-year Section Bass. Per union rules, a local audition was held for the one-year […]
Michal Bylina’s transcription, 6 Suites for Double Bass, beautifully choreographs J.S. Bach’s harpsichord music for double bass. Aware of the popularity of the famous cello suites, Bylina extends the baroque solo repertoire for the double bass by giving it a unique voicing among pieces like Bach’s French and English Suites. Each movement keenly transcribed and […]
3rd Central American Bass Festival in Guatemala and Masterclasses with Concert in Tegucigalpa/Honduras – A trip into a mysterious world – by Claus Freudenstein It is August 8th 2017, when I start my trip to Guatemala and Honduras. I´m invited to perform and to teach at the Central American Bass Festival in Antigua/Guatemala and at […]