Scott Pingel became Principal Bass of the SFS in 2004, having previously served in that position with the Charleston Symphony. Prior to that, he was a member of the New World Symphony. He has also served as guest principal with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Canada. Mr. Pingel received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the Manhattan School of Music. Also a jazz musician, he has worked with artists including Michael Brecker, Geoff Keezer, and James Williams. For more on Scott Pingel, visit sfsymphony.org/scottpingel.
Mr. Pingel will critique the following students of the Carnegie Mellon Double Bass Studio:
Hiroki Yuasa, Advanced Music Studies: Gigue from Bach’s 5th Cello Suite; Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Movement 3; Brahms’ 2nd Symphony, Movement 4, 8 before Letter L, Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben, #9
Levee Stadel, Master of Music: Gigue from Bach’s 2nd Cello Suite; Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Movement 4, Letter K; Mendelssohn’s 4th Symphony, Movement 1, Exposition; Ginastera Solo
Patrick Spallinger, Advanced Music Studies: Bourrees from Bach’s 3rd Cello Suite; Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Movement 2, fugue; Mendelssohn’s 4th Symphony, Movement 1, Exposition; Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben, #40
This class is sponsored by Discover Double Bass.