Young BassistsOur future stars of the bass world....
ISB member William McGregor has won the gold medal against all string instruments in the annual Stulberg Competition held in Kalamazoo, Michigan. http://www.stulberg.org/ Hear him play Bach Cello Sonata no. 2, Double Bass, Prelude, Courante, Sarabande William...read more
Week-long workshop for Young Bassists at the International Society of Bassists convention this June!
Every other year the ISB holds its convention in the US and we are lucky that this year it is happening just down the road at Ithaca College, June 6-10. I want to call your attention to the week-long bass "camp" that happens within the convention - the Young Bassists...read more
The 2017 Young Bassists program at the ISB convention will be an incredible opportunity to make music, meet your new bass friends, and take your own playing to the next level! Each day we will start with a group class led by a different teacher, focusing on one...read more
We all come to the bass in our own way. We continue to play because it gives us something deeply gratifying in spite of the challenges it may present along the way. Although we have different backgrounds and histories, our love of the...read more
This comes to us from Alexandre Ritter at the Escola do Tio Zéquinha in Porto Alegre, RS: Dear All, it is with great excitement that I would like to share with you that the Escola do Tio Zéquinha is now offering double bass lessons for children from the age of six....read more
It was not that long ago that I was "one of the kids" experiencing my first ISB convention at Rice in 1997. My eyes and ears were dazzled that summer by all that the opportunities and creative endeavors that bass had to offer and I haven't...read more