Dear Bass Lovers,
Most of you know UNL is hosting Spring Strings on Saturday April 7 (for more information and application forms please see http://music.unl.edu/springstrings). There will be a string orchestra, chamber music, a concerto competition, and masterclasses that day. At the moment we are doing exceptionally well with upper strings – students are coming from Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Kansas, and Missouri, but we could use a couple more bassists to join us. The only requirement is that they have played in an all state orchestra or youth symphony or have a teacher’s recommendation. They do not have to submit a recording unless they’d like to play a solo in masterclass or compete for the concerto competition (Dragonetti, Dittersdorf, or Bottesini in orchestra tuning — any movement).
The application form says that the deadline was this past Monday — but I’m leaving it open for bassists.
Please call or write –
Dr. Hans Sturm
Assistant Professor of Double Bass & Jazz Studies, UNL Professor Emeritus, Ball State University Past President, International Society of Bassists firstname.lastname@example.org