This workshop is postponed until the 2020-2021 season.

Workshop with double bass virtuoso and Eastman School of Music professor

James VanDemark

Application deadline: April 2, 2020

Participation results will be announced via email by April 9, 2020.

Application fee:

  • $50 per ensemble
  • $25 solo double bass


  • Open to students of all ages residing in or attending school in Northeastern Pennsylvania and surrounding regions
  • Open to existing chamber ensembles (2 to 6 members) and solo double bassists with or without piano accompaniment (piano accompanist must be provided by applicant.)
  • Ensembles may include violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano

Material to prepare for application:

  • A recent video of your ensemble (as a link or upload [50 MB max])
    • One or two pieces or movements of a work
    • Does not have to be a formal concert
    • If applying as solo bass, the pieces may be with or without piano accompaniment. Accompanist does not have to be the same in the video as for the workshop.