The festival, Irena Olkiewicz, director, takes place August 16th-21st, 2014 with concerts, a competition, master classes, lectures, double bass orchestra and exhibition, friends and fun! ThePolish Society of Double Bassists is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Presenters include Klaus Trumpf’s Bassiona Amorosa, Adam Bogacki, Michael Cameron, Adam Cegielski, Kazimierz Cyna, Jeffry Eckels, Grzegorz Frankowski, Jelenia Gora, Boguslaw Furtok, Miloslav Gajdos, Andrzej Jekielek, Miloslav Jelinek, Eric Hansen, Kristin Korb, David Murray, Burak Karaagac, Irena Olkiewicz, Robert Piekos, Gerard Przybyla, John Schimek,Waldemar Tamowski, Marcin Wilinski,and Czeslaw Zabek. For more information click here!
Bass2014 featuring ISB members in Almere
The European Bass Convention is meeting in Almere, NL August 23-29 for a week of concerts, workshops, competitions and masterclasses. ISB members featured include Alberto Bocini, Barry Green, Christine Hoock, Kristin Korb, Dan Styffe, Thierry Barbé, Bret Simner, David Murray, Rob Nairn and many more. Check out their website for more information.
ISB Members in the News:
Christian McBride’s Bow is STILL Missing: Thanks to TSA
The critically acclaimed jazz bassist was travelling to Saskatoon, Canada for a concert when, upon arrival, he found that the bow he packed away with his bass was missing. After taking steps to confirm the TSA was actually behind [read more]
Have you ever practiced with an egg timer? It might be time to consider some new strategies for success. Nicholas Walker has some great ideas for all of us.
Speak Low – The official podcast of the ISB
Kyle Gassiot features Szymon Marciniak this month in his interviews about music.
ISB Member Events:
We’ve still got another great month ahead of us with wonderful festivals, camps and conventions. Where will you be next month?
Click on the calendar to see our full listings and add your own event! If you haven’t made your summer plans yet, there is a lot to do this summer in the world of bass!