Author: Madeleine Crouch

2017 ISB Convention Know Before You Go

WHEN YOU ARRIVE ON CAMPUS There will be two signs, one directing you to on-campus housing check-in (go there first if you are staying on campus) and one for convention check-in at the Whalen Center for Music. Pick up your badge at the ISB convention office in the Whalen Center of Music. (The campus will be closed Saturday June 3rd from 6 AM to 6 PM for a previously scheduled electrical powerdown.) 7:30 AM – 7:30 PM, Bass Storage Open Hill Center Ben Light Gymnasium Click here for a campus map. WEAR YOUR BADGE AT ALL TIMES, it admits...

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ISB Announces Semi-Finalists: 15-18 Division

The International Society of Bassists is proud to announce that the eleven semi-finalists for the age 15-18 division of the 2017 ISB Double Bass Competition are, in alphabetical order: Nicholas Arredondo, United States Ya-Hsuan Chen, Taiwan Junbin Hwang, Korea Tuncay Iptes, Turkey Xuanchi Li, China Jiajun Liu, China Leopold Rucker, Germany Ella Sharpe, United States William Swett, United States Ching-Ju Yu, Taiwan Manyi Zhang, China Ketan Curtis, United Kingdom, is first alternate, and Diego Garza-Romero, United States is second alternate. The judges panel for the 2017 Age 15-18 Division of the ISB Double Bass Competition is: Leon Bosch, Chair,...

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Tango Workshop from 2013

One of our most popular post-convention videos came from the workshop presented by Juan Pablo Narvarro.  The workshop was called The Tango – A Secret Code. If you’d like to learn more about the tango, this will give you a good start. If you have questions, know that Juan will be at ISB 2017.  Ask him in person. Juan Pablo Navarro: The Tango – A Secret Code This workshop, presented at the 2013 ISB Convention, is about the unwritten music for bass in Tango and how to play it through analysis, variation and creation of technical skills  and expressive resources...

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Body & Bass at ISB2017

During the regular year, ISB gives you monthly video updates from our Body & Bass curator, Dr. Randy Kertz. Now, at ISB 2017, you get a chance to get more in-depth with the relationship between our bodies, injuries, self-care, and our basses: Tuesday Linda Grace | Structure/Function Issues of the Arm and Thumb in Bass Playing | 11:00 am in Broido Forest Greenough | The Bassist’s Guide to Comprehensive Shoulder Health: Anatomy, Injury Prevention, and Maintenance | 4:00 pm in Broido Wednesday LLoyd Goldstein | Arts In Medicine: Overview Of A Model Program In a Major Cancer Institute And Solo Bass As A Therapeutic Music Intervention |...

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