2021 Symposium Held Virtually on May 2
Check back for the video link TBA
Free and Open To the Public
This year’s symposium features classes with Scott Pingel, Principal Bass of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; Max Dimoff, principal bass of the Cleveland Orchestra; Nina DeCesare, the newest member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Bass Section. Lauren Pierce, a YouTube sensation and educator, will be the featured recitalist. Jason Heath of Contrabass Conversations will be conducting interviews with presenters and sponsors throughout the day. Jeff Mangone, principal bass of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, will present. Jeffrey Turner, Double Bass Professor, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra double bass section, and Carnegie Mellon University double bass faculty, Micah Howard and Peter Guild will perform together in recital.
Sponsors include Bob’s House of Basses, Shank’s Strings, Upton Bass, discoverdoublebass.com, Ottava Imports, Cincinnati Bass Cellar, and Nick Lloyd Basses.