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Shenandoah Conservatory Double Bass Day 2023

October 29, 2023

Shenandoah Conservatory Double Bass Day

About the Event

Shenandoah Conservatory invites high school students from throughout the region to participate in Double Bass Day on Sunday, October 29. Students will participate in masterclasses and technique workshops led by Shenandoah Conservatory’s prestigious music faculty.

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Event Highlights

  • Performances by Shenandoah Conservatory faculty and students
  • Group ensemble performance featuring all participants
  • Masterclasses

Matt Gold, Featured Guest Artist

Matt Gold began playing the double bass at the age of nine. He went on to study with John Chiego at the University of Memphis and later with the distinguished bass pedagogue Lawrence Hurst at Indiana University (IU), where he earned a master’s degree. Matt also had the privilege of working with Bruce Bransby, former principal bass of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Stanley Richie, the world-renowned Baroque violinist. Matt has been a tenured member of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and has played with the Louisiana Philharmonic and Virginia Symphony Orchestras. Nowadays, he can be seen on stage at Richmond’s Carpenter Theatre with the Richmond Symphony.

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