You’ll either be inspired, or you’ll want to burn your bass….
Dominik Wagner, then 16 years of age, playing the third movement of Vahnal’s Concerto. Check it out!
5th World Bass Festival in Wroclaw, Poland
The festival, Irena Olkiewicz, director, takes place August 6th-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 Adam Bogacki, Adam Cegielski, Kazimierz Cyna, Jelenia Gora, Boguslaw Furtok, Miloslav Gajdos, Andrzej Jekielek, Miloslav Jelinek, Eric Hansen, David Murray, Burak Karaagac, Irena Olkiewicz, Robert Piekos, Gerard Przybyla, John Schimek,Waldemar Tamowski, Marcin Wilinski,and Czeslaw Zabek. For more information click here!
ISB Members in the News:
Leon Bosch Retires from Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Increasingly in demand as soloist and chamber musician, Mr Bosch is retiring from regular orchestral playing to pursue his own varied artistic projects and add to his substantial body of recordings of original music for double bass…. [read more]
Detroit Symphony Orchestra appoints Kevin Brown as new principal double bass
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has appointed Kevin Brown as its new principal double bass from the 2014-15 season. The 27-year-old from Minnesota graduated from Rice University in 2013 and… [Read more]
ISB member Kyle Gassiot did a series of wonderful interviews last year during ISB 2013. We’re now releasing the monthly series to get you excited for the next convention starting with our current ISB president, Kristin Korb.
ISB Member Events:
This summer is full of festivals, camps and workshops. Which ones will you attend?
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!