2012 TCU International Double Bass Festival

Texas Christian University School of Music
March 17-18, 2012
Yuan Xiong Lu, Artistic Director

 

TCU Double Bass Orchestral Competition
First Prize-$1000, Second Prize-$500, Third Prize-$300

featuring recitals by guest artists
Timothy Cobb (Julliard, New York Phil. & Met)
Steve Reeves (Melbourne Symphony, Australia)
Catalin Rotaru (Arizona State University)

and lectures, masterclasses, and clinics
by the following renowned double bass artists and teachers:
George Amorim (UT, Pan-Am)
Jeff Bradetich (North Texas)
William Clay (Ft. Worth Symphony)
Paul Ellison (Rice University)
Blaise Ferrandino (TCU, composer)
Jessica Gilliam-Valls (Southwestern Univ.)
Kyp Green (TCU, jazz)
Yuan Xiong Lu (TCU)
Dorin Marc (Musik Hochschule, Nuremberg)
Mark Morton (Texas Tech)
David Moore (USC & LA Phil.)
David Neubert (Austin Symphony)
Sandor Ostlund (Baylor University)
Brian Perry (Ft. Worth Symphony)
Frank Proto (bassist & composer)
Nicholas Scales (West Texas A&M Univ.)
Nicolas Tsolainos (Dallas Symphony)
Tian Rui Zhao (Shenyang Conservatory)

(*All artists subject to change.)
and by the following guest artist pianists:
John Owings (TCU) and Janet Pummill (TCU)

In addition to lectures, guest-artist recitals, presentations, masterclasses, and orchestral competition, the festival will also feature instrument luthiers to showcasing their instruments and double bass accessories for our students.

Fees: $30 for all participants (due by February 15); $15 for all auditors in advance or $20 at the door. Make checks payable to Texas Christian University, memo: Double Bass Festival. Photocopied registration forms will be accepted. Check-in will begin at 8:30am on Saturday, March 17, 2012 and the sessions will close at 6:00pm on Sunday, March 18. Participants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis to perform in one of the masterclasses.

Orchestral Competition Results:

First prize winner - Renaud Boucher-Browning: Student of Professor Paul Ellison at Rice University
Second prize winner - William Gowen: Student of Professor Yuan Xiong Lu at TCU
Third prize winner - Kevin Brown: Student of Professor Paul Ellison at Rice University

Honorable Mention - Peng Wang: Student of Professor Yuan Xiong Lu at TCU
Honorable Mention - Paul Ensey: Student of Mr. Robert Kassinger of the Chicago Symphony at DePaul University

DETAILED SCHEDULE (pdf)

Masterclasses and Recitals Webcast link

To make your registration payment, or for more information, please contact:

Charlene Smith
School of Music, Texas Christian University
TCU Box 297500 Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: (817) 257-7232 Fax: (817) 257-5818
c.smith3@tcu.edu

For further questions, call professor Yuan Xiong Lu at Texas Christian University at (817) 257-4465.

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