Young BassistsOur future stars of the bass world....
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
The ISB will host its third biennial College Fair Day, a networking event for college/university representatives and professors with students and their family members attending the 2015 ISB Convention, at Colorado State University, Saturday, June 6th, from 8:30 to 10 AM.read more
Today we would like to feature a video by young bassist Dominik Wagner, then 16 years of age, playing the third movement of Vahnal's Concerto. Read more about Dominik below, and visit his youtube channel for even more fantastic playing! Dominik was born 8.7.1997 in...read more
On April 9, 2014 the Shenandoah Conservatory Bass Ensemble, directed by Dr. Donovan Stokes, premiered a new work "Bass Quartet" by 12 year old composer Zev Malina. The work was commissioned by Inez Wyrick, Donovan Stokes and the Bass Coalition. This four movement, 18...read more