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Bass studio photo taken with Robin Kesselman, principal bass of the Houston Symphony during his residency in October 2016.
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Robert Oppelt, principal bass of the National Symphony Orchestra running an orchestra sectional/master class during the Spring 2016 semester. Robert is an alum of UNCSA.
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Paul Sharpe on Bass Day at UNCSA, coaching a visiting student in masterclass
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A UNCSA high school bassist performing in Hood Recital Hall during our weekly master class
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The UNCSA Bass Studio Christmas photo after our studio recital in December 2015
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UNCSA high school bassist Ella Sharpe performing as a member of NYO-USA in 2016. She won a position for July 2017 as well.
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UNCSA high school senior bassist, Sarah Bryant, delivering a speech at graduation as Student Government Association President.
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UNCSA high school bassist Ella Sharpe enjoying her time with four other members of the NYO-USA section in 2016.
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Four members of the UNCSA Bass Studio being coached by Volkan Orhan at Butler University’s Bad Boyz of Bass Camp in 2017.  L to R, Isaac Present, Ella Sharpe, Volkan Orhon, Sarah Bryant, and Solomon Caldwell.
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Ella Sharpe and Sarah Bryant with the principal double bass of the Berlin Philharmonic Matthew McDonald at ISB 2017 at Ithaca College.
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Four members of the UNCSA bass studio waiting to get into the dorm at ISB 2017 at Ithaca College.  L to R, Ella Sharpe (playing), John Park (prone), Isaac Present, and Sarah Bryant.
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The UNCSA Bass Studio on tour to area high schools performing bass ensemble repertoire.
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Robin Kesselmen, rehearsing with the UNCSA Symphony in Koussevitzky’s Concerto.
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The bass studio and Robin Kesselman in October 2016
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Same as the image above, but with more scenery to show our beautiful campus at UNCSA.
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The UNCSA basses after a triumphant Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 performance in Fall 2016. L to R, Sarah Bryant, Emani Barber, Garrett Hilliard, Victor Stahoviak, Garrett Brittain, Ella Sharpe, Isaac Present, Ellie Burdette, Solomon Caldwell, Mitch Goodwin.
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Robin Kesselman coaching Victor Stahoviak on how to play Don Juan.
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Fun with the panorama mode at our first bass class of the year, Fall 2016. Shifting Drill, aka “Vomits.”
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Undergraduate Solomon Caldwell climbing a mountain in the fog on a break from Anchorage Chamber Music Festival.
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Another Alaskan mountain photo with Solomon.
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Four members of the UNCSA Bass Studio 2017-2018, L to R, Solomon Caldwell, Paul Sharpe, Isaac Present, and Zane Hollomon in Alaska on a break from the Anchorage Chamber Music Festival in 2016.

 

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We did a fair amount of hiking in 2016 – another mountain in the Talkeetna range in Alaska with Solomon and Zane.  
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Isaac Present performing at the Anchorage Chamber Music Festival.  
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Isaac Present and Solomon Caldwell hiking during Anchorage Chamber Music Festival.  
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Ella Sharpe performing at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam with members of the NYO-USA orchestra in 2016.  
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Another bass studio pic from May 2016 outside our concert hall, the Stevens Center.  L to R, Ella Sharpe, Isaac Present, Sarah Bryant, Jordan Loveland, Garrett Brittain, Solomon Caldwell, Garrett Hilliard, Ellie Burdette, Emani Barber, Victor Stahoviak
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A shot of the bass studio in the UNCSA Symphony.  L to R Jordan Loveland, Sarah Braynt, Garrett Hilliard.