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New Sheet music: Under Threat of Bass and Sofdu, Sofdu Godi

July 7th, 2013

We have two works of sheet music available for purchase on the sheet music page here.

Under Threat of Bass for bass ensemble (quartet) and  Sofdu, Sofdu, Godi (click for video) for solo bass.

We are slowly getting the works up!

Enjoy!

Bass Coalition Workshop this weekend

June 25th, 2013

The Fourth Annual!~  www.basscoalition.com

With Inez Wyrick, Kevin Johnson, Mark Rubinstein, Eric O. Hanson, Donovan Stokes and Detroit Symphony Bassist Larry Hutchinson. It will be a blast!  Drop in on the concerts: Faculty Concert 6.30 Friday June 28 in Armstrong Hall on the campus of Shenandoah University.  Participant Concert 5 pm Saturday June 29 in Armstrong Hall on the campus of Shenandoah University.

Looking forward to a blast!

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Davis, Rufus Reid, Larry Hutchinson and More!

March 25th, 2013

I’ll be in Madison, WI this week (March 29-30, 2013) with Richard Davis, Rufus Reid and the 2013 Bass Coalition Guest Artist Detroit Symphony bassist Larry Hutchinson. Drop in if you are in town and see some great bass goings on!   Richard Davis Conference

Faculty Concert Friday night, Participant concert Saturday.

Noah talks about 2009 ISB, Donovan Stokes, and looks forward to 2013 ISB!

February 4th, 2013

I was sent this very cute video from young bassist Noah, who I had the great pleasure of working with in the past.

Click Here

He is talking about the beauty of bass conventions for the young bassist. Hope to see you at the 2013 ISB convention in Rochester. Enjoy!

Shenandoah Conservatory Bass Ensemble Streamed live tonight November 14, 2012

November 14th, 2012

At the link below. Tonight, November 14, 2012 at 7 pm EST.

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/shenandoah-bass-ensemble

Or you can go to our regular Ustream channel and link from there. 

http://www.ustream.tv/user/basscoalition

Bassists at Mid-Atlantic Invitational Shenandoah Conservatory Jan. 2013

November 4th, 2012

I am happy to be a part of the Mid-Atlantic Invitational for High School aged students. I will have a chance to work directly with any bassists who are selected to attend.

I look forward to hearing and working with some of the best high school bassists around! For information on how to apply and submit your audition, click the link below.

http://www.scbands.org/mid-atlantic-music-invitational/

Greg Ruby Quartet

October 15th, 2012

Just played a great gig with Seattle guitarist Greg Ruby, fiddler Nate Leath, guitarist Dwane Burno and mandolinist Jared Pool of the Woodshedders.  You can check their music out by clicking on the links above.

Pictures are up on my facebook account.

Good luck to Greg on the rest of his east coast run.

 

Bass Coalition Summer Workshop Registration due June 3 2012

May 23rd, 2012

Just a reminder that registration materials MUST be received by June 3, 2012 for our June 16 Bass Coalition Summer Workshop. No registrations can be taken at the door this year. Get your registration materials HERE. Some scholarships are available.

We are also accepting donations via Kickstarter for our 2012 Workshop. Each donation level has a reward of some sort, and every dollar helps. If we reach our kickstarter goal, our minimum expenses are met and we can offer scholarships to 10 bassists.  Please consider donating and supporting high quality and high fun bass education. Bass Coalition Kickstarter

2012 Bass Coalition Workshop Registration Materials Available

April 30th, 2012

Hello Everyone,

Information on our third Bass Coalition Summer Workshop (set for June 16, 2012) is up. Get your registration materials HERE. Some scholarships are available. Registration materials MUST be received by June 16, 2012. No registrations can be taken at the door this year.

We are accepting donations via Kickstarter for our 2012 Workshop. Each donation level has a reward of some sort, and every dollar helps. If we reach our kickstarter goal, our minimum expenses are met and we can offer scholarships to 10 bassists.  Please consider donating and supporting high quality and high fun bass education. Bass Coalition Kickstarter

Bass Coalition Workshop June 16, 2012

April 20th, 2012

Hello Everyone,

Detailed information on our third Bass Coalition Summer Workshop (set for June 16, 2012) will be up at www.basscoalition.com in upcoming weeks. Every year we have offered a number of full-tuition scholarships to participants. We hope to continue to do so in all future years. This year we are trying something new.

We are accepting donations via Kickstarter for our 2012 Workshop. Each donation level has a reward of some sort, and every dollar helps. If we reach our kickstarter goal, our minimum expenses are met and we can offer scholarships to 10 bassists.  Please consider donating and supporting high quality and high fun bass education. Bass Coalition Kickstarter