Saturday, April 19, 2025.

Who Should Attend

Bass Day is designed for elementary, middle school,doing and high school double bass players. The information presented at Bass Day is invaluable to players, regardless of age or level. Chamber music ensembles will be formed based on playing level.

Parents are welcome to stay and observe; plenty of space is available at the Voxman Music Building. Meals for parents are available for a nominal fee; please indicate on the registration form. Meals are included in the registration cost for participants.

To Participate

Participation in I.C. Bass Day is $50 for 4-7 Grades, and $55 for 8-12 Grades, including full participation in the day’s workshops, as well as lunch and dinner.

Complete the registration form and pay online.

** If you are interested in ordering t-shirts or sweatshirts commemorating this year’s Bass Day, please visit the IC Bass Day store online at CafePress where you will find a variety of different styles for adults and kids.



Grades 8-12

Grades 4-7

8:30 a.m.



9 a.m.

Technique Seminar and Warm-up 


10 a.m.

Audition Preparation seminar


10:30 a.m.

Mock Auditions


12 p.m.


Registration and Lunch

1 p.m.

Group Class with Volkan Orhon (Recital Hall)

Jr group joins the Sr group for the class

2 p.m.

Picking rep and do assignments for Sr group

Group Class with Volkan Orhon (Recital Hall)

2:30 p.m.

Bass Videos (Recital Hall)

3:30 p.m.

Tennis Balls and activities (Orchestra Room)

4 p.m.

Bass Ensemble rehearsal (may break into smaller groups)

5 p.m.

Run-through of the concert and tuning (Recital Hall)

6 p.m.

Pizza dinner

30 p.m. 

CONCERT in the Recital Hall

** Schedule is subject to change