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The First Decade of the ISB: 1967-1977

The First Decade of the ISB: 1967-1977

Feeling nostalgic for a simpler time? Have no fear! In honor of ISB's 50th year anniversary, we will be sending out 5 installments of throwback photos from each decade of the ISB. All leading to this year's Convention in Ithaca, June 5-10, 2017! The First Decade of...

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What’s in your pocket?

In today's installment, Dr. Kertz reminds us to get the stuff out of our back pockets. Thick items in your back pocket can make you sit out of alignment and cause problems. He also gives some tips to reduce pain in your left thumb.

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Join Joel Quarrington at ISB 2017

Our 2017 convention at Ithaca College, June 5th-10th, marks the ISB’s 50th anniversary. To celebrate, we’ve launched an anniversary fund drive that not only supports our organization’s ongoing outreach, but will make our...

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“Zhong Yin” Cup Double Bass Competition

“Zhong Yin” Cup Double Bass Competition

ISB member Zhou Feng reports that the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China held its 8th “Zhong Yin” Cup Double Bass Competition, October 27 to November 1, 2016. There were 48 participants from all over the country competed in two groups, ages 19 to 30 and...

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Headliners Announced for ISB 2017

Nicholas Walker, our 2017 Convention Chair, has just announced the headliners for ISB 2017 in Ithaca, New York. This page was last updated on December 10, 2016. MONDAY: June 5, 2017 Gary Karr, acclaimed as "the world's leading solo bassist" (Time Magazine), is, in...

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Sam Suggs Named New Music / New Places Fellow

Sam Suggs Named New Music / New Places Fellow

2015 ISB solo competition winner Sam Suggs was just named a New Music/New Places Fellow in the annual Concert Artists Guild Competition, http://www.concertartists.org/news-events/meet-cags-newest-artists.  The Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition is an...

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