September 8, 2015 North Texas Bass Camp Photos
Photo's from the 2015 North Texas Bass Camp have been uploaded. You can view them by clicking on the link : http://jackunzicker.zenfolio.com/basscamp2015
Thank you to Jack Unzicker for capturing all these great moments and memories..we hope to see you all at camp next year!!!
April 21, 2015 Early Registration Deadline Approaching for North Texas Bass Camps
The Early Registration Deadline for the North Texas Summer Bass† Camps is fast approaching (May 1). We hope that you will encourage your bass students of all levels to take advantage of the unique learning opportunities these camps provide and of the financial savings the early registration offers.
Each year the North Texas Bass Camps welcome students from all across Texas, throughout the US and from many international locations providing a strong and positive learning environment. Students receive detailed technical training, orchestral concepts, solo playing that allows for maximum personal growth and the ever-important ensemble experience that helps them grow as musicians.
February 18, 2015 13th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists
The Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program will accept only 5 participants to study with Jeff Bradetich. Thanks to the generous support of Pirastro Strings, this program offers free tuition, room and board. The Pirastro company will also supply participants with free strings.To qualify, students must have a number of solo works ready for study and performance. To apply, send a CD or DVD of two different solo works to: Jeff Bradetich, 1155 Union Circle #311367, Denton, TX 76203 by March 15th, 2015 For more info, please visit: http://strings.music.unt.edu/summer-workshops
Bradetich Foundation and "Anna's Promise"
The Bradetich Foundation is a proud corporate sponsor of Anna's Promise, a unique multi-media International musical production dedicated to spreading joy, inspiration, compassion, and the double bass to the world.
Please CLICK HERE to visit our GoFundMe page.†
Your Tax Deductible gift can help make Anna's Promise a worldwide success AND also get you a chance to win a Lemur Fly-Away bass ($6,500 value) or a Kolstein Bow ($3,500 value) and receive many valuable prizes for every level of your donation!† ** Did I mention that the first 50 donors of $100 or more gets you a FREE set of D'Addario Kaplan Double Bass Strings!
** You may also CLICK HERE to make a bid on a Barrie Kolstein bass and bow donated by Barrie Kolstein for this project on the Anna's Promise Auction Page .
Anna's Promise is a 55 minute production for a solo bassist, narrator, chamber orchestra and back ground visuals that will be performed in 34 countries around the World with 34 native celebrity bassists between August 2016-June 2017. The musical score is written by the talented Argentine bassist-composer, Andres Martin, and is sponsored by many of our bass merchants. This production is the 3rd in a series of musical journeys conceived by bassist-author-educator Barry Green on themes in his inspirational books. The story of Anna's Promise is about dancers, actors and musicians of any instrument or voice sharing their artistry to future generations.
About the Bradetich Foundation
The Bradetich Foundation was established in 2008 with the sole purpose of advancing the performing, teaching and knowledge of the double bass. It represents the vision of founder Jeff Bradetich and the culmination of his 30 years of service to the profession.
The Foundation is dedicated to identifying the top performers in the world and helping to develop their careers through major competitions, debut concerts in New York and London, CD recordings and concert tours.
The educational outreach of the Foundation is a cornerstone of its work. Through instructional and performance DVDís, concerts for children and older adults, and the promotion of the instrument through traditional and non-traditional media, the Foundation will work to raise the standard of the double bass and improve its standing in the general public.
The Bradetich Foundation will continue to establish and promote workshops and conferences throughout the world, bringing together the top minds in the field to share their artistry, philosophies and experience to the next generation of bass players.
Thank you for visiting our website and supporting the love and passion for music. The double bass makes the world a better place.