The ISB Convention returns to the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, June 3-8, 2019. In 1995, some 300 people were in attendance. Now the ISB regularly welcomes over 1,300 bassists, their family members and guests, collaborative musicians, makers and vendors to our biennial convention.

2019 convention chair and ISB president-elect John Schimek, along with site host Kurt Muroki, professor of bass at IU, look forward to welcoming you to another great ISB event! Click here to learn more and apply to be a presenter (must be an ISB member to apply, the deadline to submit your proposal is September 17, 2018.) Questions? Email info@ISBworldoffice.com.

2019 ISB Double Bass Competition, Sandor Ostlund, Chair

Guidelines & Deadlines

RESEARCH COMPETITION, Andrew Kohn, Chair. Entry deadline is September 1, 2018. Click here for more information and competition guidelines.

 

SOLO DIVISION, Jeremy Kurtz-Harris, Division Chair. Preliminary round entry deadline is January 15, 2019. Click here for more information and repertoire requirements

 

JAZZ DIVISION, Jeff Campbell, Division Chair. Preliminary round entry deadline is January 15, 2019. Click here for more information and repertoire requirements

 

ORCHESTRAL DIVISION, Maximilian Dimoff, Division Chair. Preliminary round entry deadline is March 15, 2019. Click here for more information and repertoire requirements

 

AGE 15-18 DIVISION, Paul Sharpe, Division Chair. Preliminary round entry deadline is January 15, 2019. Click here for more information and repertoire requirements

 

AGE 14 AND UNDER DIVISION, Kate Jones, Division Chair. Deadline to enter is April 8, 2019. Click here for more information and repertoire requirements