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.

When you have the above material ready, apply here: