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New York’s Met Opera Orchestra Announces New Double Bassist

New York’s Metropolitan Opera has this week announced the appointment of 22-year-old British double bassist Edward Francis-Smith to its bass section. A graduate of the...

VC WEB BLOG | Double Bassist Eugene Levinson – “The School of Agility” Technique [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with The Juilliard School double bass pedagogue and technique book author, Professor Eugene Levinson. In a VC-exclusive blog, Eugene discusses the inspiration...

Today Is Double Bass Virtuoso Edgar Meyer’s 57th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is classical, jazz and bluegrass double bass virtuoso and composer Edgar Meyer’s 57th birthday. A musician of great diversity, his collaborations have spanned a...

Prizes Awarded at American International Society of Bassists Competition

American double bassist Aaron Olguin has been awarded 1st Prize in the solo division of the 2017 International Society of Bassists Competition, in Ithaca,...

Prizes Awarded at 2017 Bottesini International Bass Competition

30 year old Belgian double bassist Wies de Boeve has been awarded 1st prize at the 2017 Bottesini International Double Bass Competition, in Crema,...