Developing the Beginning Double Bassist: Year One Foundations

ACC, Level 2, 213B
In-Person Only

Join American String Teachers Association (ASTA) National Presidents for a session focused on building the foundation for successful double bass playing in all musical settings. Topics presented will include recruiting, instrument/bow sizing and selection, instrument position, tone production, articulation, bowings, and fingerings. Good technique and harmonic understanding will allow students to be successful as they perform in a variety of styles and genres. This session will be particularly helpful for the non-string specialist. Instruments provided by Eastman Strings. Accessories provided by Gator. Additional support from Freeman Co.