Bass Club Teachers

Bass Club collaborates with leading double bass teachers from around the world including...

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Caroline Emery

Founder of the Bass Club, Professor at the Royal College of Music and The Yehudi Menuhin School.

Frances Preston

Freelance player, teacher at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and Dulwich College. Bass Clubber..

Andy Benz

Andy Benz is a member of the Danish Artist Union & the Danish Composers Society (DJBFA). D'Addario Bowed Family & Yamaha Silent Bass Artist.

Charles DeRamus

Charles DeRamus, is a member of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden and a frequent guest collaborator with numerous ensembles in both Scandinavia and the United States.

Jiři Hudec

Jiři Hudec studied double bass at a Brno conservatory and at Janacek Academy under Prof. J. Bortlíček. He graduated from the academy in 1977. In the same year, he joined the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.

Szymon Marciniak

Szymon Marciniak is recognized as one of major young masters on his instrument. He has performed as a recitalist and soloist in most European countries as well as in Canada and the United States.

Christian Mortensen

Christian Mortensen  studied the Double Bass bass in Oslo with Knut Guettler and Dan Styffe, and in Berlin with Janne Saksala.

François Rabbath

Francois Rabbath is a contemporary French double-bass player, soloist, and composer.  His contribution to the development of double bass playing can be compared with that of Paganini to the violin.

Dominik Emanuel Wagner

In 2009 Dominik started studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Josef Niederhammer and Werner Fleischmann. Currently he is studying at the University of Music in Nürnberg with Dorin Marc.

Ali Yazdanfar

Ali Yazdanfar began studying the double bass at age of seven, later studying with Boris Blumenkrantz.

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Jan Alm

Bass player, Teacher and Composer.

Alberto Bocini

Alberto Bocini is a Professor of Double Bass at the HEM-Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva.  Alberto is also recognised for his solo performance..

Paul Ellison

Paul Ellison is Professor of Double Bass at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music and co-principal bass at the Aspen and Grand Teton Festivals.

Ira Gold

Prior to joining the National Symphony Orchestra of America in 2005, Ira performed with several American orchestras, as Section Bass with the Minnesota Orchestra and as guest Principal Bassist with the San Francisco Symphony and Detroit Symphony.

Elena Hull

Elena Hull studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and completed her undergraduate studies as a full scholar at the Royal College of Music under Caroline Emery.

Petru Iuga

Petru Iuga received his first training in his native Romania. He was then selected by Yehudi Menuhin for the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad (Switzerland).

David Allen Moore

David Allen Moore graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 1993 where he studied with Dennis Trembly, Paul Ellison, and John Clayton.

Joel Quarrington

Joel Quarrington has served as the Principal Double Bassist of many ensembles including the Canadian Opera Company, The Toronto Symphony and Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra and most recently, the famous London Symphony Orchestra.

Quirijn van Regteren Altena

Quirijn van Regteren Altena is a highly sought after soloist, chamber music player and orchestral musician.

Nicholas Walker

Nicholas Walker is an Associate Professor of Music at Ithaca College USA and leads a rewarding career as a freelance musician, composer, and educator in many fields.

Gareth Wood

Gareth studied composition and the double bass at The Royal Academy of Music, joining the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 1972.

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