Frank Murry is a member of Santa Fe Symphony and a freelance bassist in Albuquerque. Formerly a member of the Houston Ballet Orchestra, he has performed with the New Mexico Philharmonic, Shreveport Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, and Houston Symphony. He has played in orchestral and chamber music festivals in the U.S. and Europe, including American Institute for Musical Studies, Orchestre Mondial de Jeunesse Musicale, National Orchestral Institute, American Festival for the Arts, and the Aspen, Sarasota, and Texas Music Festivals. Frank performed the world premiere of a solo double bass piece by Daniel Adams at the 2010 conference of the National Association of Composers, Texas Chapter. He has played on the premieres of chamber works by Reynaldo Ochoa and Christopher Theophanidis.
Frank Murry teaches at Sandia Music Festival and has taught at Texas Southern University, Houston Community College, the Suzuki strings program at University of Houston, Suzuki Academy Spring-Klein, and at Garden Villas Music Academy, a magnet school in Houston.
Frank has studied teacher training with George Vance and François Rabbath, and taught at the Vance Summer Bass Workshop in 2006. Frank studied bass with Paul Ellison.
Here’s Frank at the 2013 KCBW!