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Welcome to Bass Club

Now in its 30th year, Bass Club provides students the specialist tuition they need to reach and go beyond their ambitions. Courses are tailored to the individual's needs and the atmosphere is uniquely supportive.

Whether you are an advanced player taking professional auditions or a young player going on your first specialist course, Bass Club provides a wonderful opportunity to develop your skills and playing. The repertoire, teaching and communication styles have been developed over many years.


COURSE DATES 2016

Spring Basses

Wed 17 - Fri 19 February 2016: Creake Centre, Norfolk

Easter Basses

Thur 31 March - Sat 2 April 2016

Summer School

Various courses between Sun 21 and Sat 27 August 2016

Christmas Basses

Advanced Course: Sun 11 - Wed 14 December 2016

Main Course: Wed 14 - Sat 17 December 2016


Bass Club's musical staff are all experienced, specialist bass teachers. On each course there is also a full programme of free time activities.

Over forty recent commissions of new music for chamber groups of basses provide Bass Club students with an extensive repertoire for all levels of playing.


SPRING BASSES 2016: Wed 17 - Fri 19 February

The aim of the course is to encourage younger members or possible new members to come to a select gathering before the Summer School and meet bassists who already know the set up and ethos of Bass Club.

This year Spring Basses will be more for the young intermediate players where special attention can be given to strengthen technique and develop chamber music.

These players will able to develop confidence and there will be a solo concert and master class. This will be an excellent opportunity to engage in performing skills and for younger members to become aware of the possibilities of the bass.

A piece to perform in an open class should be brought and the level will be around Grade 5 and upwards.

  Spring Basses 2016 Brochure