Bass Camp Information


Bass by the Beach: May 6th thru May 9th, 2020

Total student tuition $150 for all four days. few scholarships are available. Bring your basses for a complete experience!

Double Bass Workshop for students, professionals and orchestra directors

Purpose: To bring together students and teachers of the double bass on all levels for two days of intense technical training, solo master classes, orchestral techniques, bass ensembles and performances. To provide a course for orchestra directors in the public schools on how to teach/play the bass.

Location: Florida International University School of Music. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St, Miami, FL 33199. The schedule of activities is below.


  • Jeff Bradetich – Artistic Director, International Solo Artist, Professor at the University of North Texas
  • Luis Gómez-Imbert – Executive Director, Principal Bass of the Miami Symphony, Professor at Florida International University School of Music
  • Gudrun Raschen – Master Teacher, Lecturer at the University of North Texa]

Wednesday thru Friday we start our sessions at 5 pm until 9:30 pm. Saturday is our big day starting at 9:30 am and finishing up with a big bash concert starting at 7:30 pm. There is a limited number of competitor who will be accepted to the completion, so please enter your application early to secure a place. the list for the competition is as follows:

Repertoire Requirements:

Classical Bass Under 18: Two contrasting solos (Solos originally with piano must be performed with piano) Total time = 12 minutes
Classical Bass Over 18: Two contrasting solo works with piano and one solo Bach movement from any cello Suite
Total time = 15 minutes
Jazz Bass: Two different tunes to be played with staff piano and drums

Deadline: May 1, 2020
Prizes will be announced shortly.


Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional and Orchestra Directors. For the little ones, please contact Luis Gomez-Imbert regarding any special or particular needs.

Schedule: To be announced shortly

For more information or questions, contact us HERE.



Florida International University School of Music


University of North Texas College of Music


The Bradetich Foundation


International Society of Bassists


International Society of Bassists


Miami Classics Corp.