College Corner

College Corner

Update – College Bass Ensemble Showcase

Hello again from the Ithaca College Bass Studio! We are excited to announce new developments on the 2017 College Bass Ensemble Showcase for the 50th Anniversary ISB Convention in Ithaca, New York. Many college bass ensembles from across the United States have...

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An Introduction to Arm Weight Application

We often hear about using body weight rather than muscle tension to play the bass. Here are a few approaches I have learned about how to come into contact with natural body weight, and how to bring it at the bass. Stance: In general, feet are roughly shoulder-width...

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Announcing the College Bass Ensemble Showcase

Announcing the College Bass Ensemble Showcase

Attention to all college bassists! The Ithaca College Bass studio formally invites YOUR bass studio to perform as an ensemble at the 50th anniversary ISB Convention at Ithaca College, from June 5-10 in 2017. In short, throughout the week between various events, we...

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Egg-Timer Practice Strategies

This is the second of a series of blog posts geared for college double bass students. I hope these posts are helpful and lead to some meaningful discussion and community building between students in different music programs. Please feel free to contact me about any...

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