Author: Nicholas Walker

Mark your calendars for June 2-8, 2013

I can not begin to tell you how excited we are to have our next convention at Eastman School of Music.  The facilities are beautiful and full of musical history.  The board of directors took a tour of the building in early June....

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2011 Passings

Tadeusz Gorny — 12/12/2011 Professor Tadeusz Gorny, on the faculty of the Academy of Music in Wroclaw, Poland since 1977, died on December 12th. He was only 60 years only. His colleague, Professor Irena Olkiewicz, also on the...

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2010 Passings

Philip H. Albright, ISB member and professor emeritus of double bass at Ball State University, died November 30, 2010. He was 83 years old. Phil graduated from the Eastman School of Music in 1949. He later earned a...

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2009 Passings

George Vance passed away on August 16, 2009 after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 60 years old. George was internationally recognized as a pioneer of pedagogy for young bassists. The author of Progressive...

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