MCM Bass Day and Competition


MCM Bass Day and Competition

Melba Hall


Royal Parade

Booking not required

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) presents a Double Bass Day and Competition, bringing together performers, teachers, students, luthiers and exhibitors from all over Australia.

Hosted in the acclaimed Melba Hall, the day will feature recitals, masterclasses, jazz clinics and lecture demonstrations.

The Solo Competition is open to any bassists under 28 years of age and the distinguished panel of judges includes the principal bassists of several of Australia’s Orchestras. There will also be a special program for young bassists.

Sponsorship is gratefully acknowledged from D’Addario strings, Atelier Philip Smith, Atelier Puglisi and the International Society of Bassists

Confirmed performers are Phoebe Russell, Steve Reeves, Damien Eckersley, Ruth Wilkinson and Geoff Kluke.

Attendance for the day (as well as entrance to the competition) is free and open to any double bassists and their families. All competitors will receive a free set of strings from D’Addario.

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