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Sun, Nov 15



YYSO Bass Masterclass

Bass Masterclass on the PMEA District 7 solos by Brian Krauss, principal Bassist of the York Symphony Orchestra.

YYSO Bass Masterclass
YYSO Bass Masterclass

Time & Location

Nov 15, 2020, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM


About the Event


$5 YYSO Members

$15 Non-YYSO participants

About the Master:

Brian Krauss holds a Master of Music degree in double bass performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree in music performance and education from Ithaca College. His principal teachers have been Max Dimoff and Henry Neubert. He has also taken lessons with many leading bassists including Eugene Levinson, Timothy Cobb, Paul Ellison, Jeff Bradetich and Edgar Meyer. Mr. Krauss currently holds the position of principal bass in the York Symphony. He also freelances in central PA with groups including the Lancaster Symphony, Allegro Chamber Orchestra of Lancaster, Fulton Theater & Gretna Theater among others while teaching strings in the Susquehanna Township School District & serving as adjunct professor of double bass & electric bass at Dickinson College. He has also held positions as principal bass with the Fayetteville Symphony (NC) & Carolina Philharmonic (NC), while having held section positions with the Ashlawn Opera Orchestra (VA), Binghamton Philharmonic (NY), Utica Symphony (NY), Cayuga Chamber Orchestra (NY) , Tri-Cities Opera (NY) and Mansfield Symphony (OH). Other groups Mr. Krauss has performed with include the Baltimore Symphony (MD), Virginia Symphony (VA), Charleston Symphony (SC) & Erie Philharmonic (PA). Mr. Krauss currently resides in Mount Joy, PA with his wife, violinist Amanda Krauss and their two children, Sophia & Benjamin.

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