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36th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes 2023

June 12 - June 16

Mariechen Meyer double bass

The Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes, held at the University of North Texas, are one of the longest-running events of their kind in the U.S, offering a highly concentrated week of study for aspiring bassists. Participants, who come from four continents as well as all corners of the U.S., receive optimum individual and group instruction in every aspect of double bass playing. The classes include daily two-hour sessions dealing with technique, orchestral repertoire, interpretation of solo literature, and bass ensembles rehearsed throughout the week.

All participants have the opportunity to perform with piano accompaniment during the solo classes. The master classes end with a grand finale concert featuring ensemble performances by the participants and various guest bassists. These unique master classes are open to well-qualified high school and college students, young professionals, string teachers, and amateur double bass enthusiasts who seek to rejuvenate their love and knowledge of the double bass. To apply, please fill out the application. Applications will close on June 5th. Early registration fee due by May 1, 2023.

Instructors: Jeff Bradetich, Gudrun Raschen

Guest Artist: Mariechen Meyer

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