Bass Camp

June 28 – July 1, 2020

Hughes Hall

Double bass
This four-day experience provides high school bassists with diverse opportunities to develop as both classical and jazz musicians, engage with peers from around the state and country, and enjoy the college experience at Ohio State. Participants will work directly with Ohio State’s bass professor Barry Green and guest artists. Bass Camp inspires and educates beyond the bass with classes in rhythm, theory, voice and movement. Program includes chamber ensembles, full bass orchestra, private lessons and evening faculty concerts, as well as the concluding Sunday evening program featuring all the participants in small and large ensembles.

Barry GreenProgram director: Professor Barry Green


Program Highlights

  • Emphasis on classical and jazz styles
  • Private lessons
  • Master classes
  • Technique, voice, rhythm and movement classes
  • Daily coached chamber ensembles
  • Performance opportunities

Eligibility: For students entering grades 9 – 12 in the 2020–2021 school year, as well as 2020 high school graduates.

Instruments: All students must bring their own acoustic basses — standing will be encouraged; stools will not be provided (electric basses are permitted as a secondary instrument — bring mini-amp).
  • Also bring rock stops, resin, solo music and orchestra repertoire or etudes for master classes.

Program fee – commuter: $375 — Tuition and T-shirt only. No housing or meals.
Program fee – resident: $475 — Tuition, T-shirt and housing with three meals per day.

Registration opens here on Feb. 1, 2020.


Registration Deadlines

  • Full registration deadline: June 3
  • Limited registration deadline: June 24


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