Adelaide Bass Day 2024

The Elder Conservatorium and the University of Adelaide are presenting a Double Bass Day on Sunday 28 April, bringing together performers, teachers, students, luthiers and exhibitors from all over Australia. Hosted in Elder Hall, the day will feature recitals, masterclasses, jazz clinics, lecture demonstrations, ensemble playing and concerts suited for all ages and levels.

Featuring performers and educators including Phoebe RusselDavid Schilling, Lyndon GreyAndrew TaitStuart RileyJonathan CocoStevie NewtonRob NairnAurora HenrichPeter McLachlanRebecca Scully, and Georgia Gamble

Music for the mass-bass works, which will be rehearsed during the day and performed in the final concert, will be sent out as PDFs after online registration. The music is kindly supplied by Recital Music in the UK and there will be parts for all levels of bass players. 

Registration Fee: Adults $40, Students $20 (Elder Conservatorium students free)



Time What's On
9.00am Registration; Check In
9.15–10.15am Bass Ensemble Rehearsal 1 (Bishop Hall)
10.15–10.45am Masterclass 1 (Bishop Hall)
10.45–11.30am Bass Ensemble Rehearsal 2
11.30–11.45am Break
11.45am–12.15pm Presentation 1 (Stuart Riley – A Selectional Masterclass) [Elder Hall]
12.25–12.50pm Recital 1 (Duo Rob Nairn and Heidi von Bernewitz, bass and viola duos) [Elder Hall]
1.00–1.30pm Lunch
1.30–2.00pm Presentation 2 (Lyndon Gray: Creating a Walking Bass Line) [Elder Hall]
2.15–2.45pm Recital 2 (Jonathan Coco) [Elder Hall]
3.00–3.30pm Recital 3 (Aurora Henrich)
3.40–4.00pm Jazz Concert (Lyndon Grey and James Muller) [Elder Hall]
4.00–5.00pm Bass Ensemble Rehearsal 3 (Everyone Join In)
5.00–6.00pm Final Concert (Open to the Public) [Elder Hall]
Adelaide Symphony Bass Quartet
Mass Bass Ensemble
Phoebe Russell



Adelaide Bass Day 2024
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