International Society of Bassists
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The ISB was founded by the world-renowned virtuoso Gary Karr in 1967. With some 3,000 members in over 40 countries, the ISB is an organization for those who teach, study, play, repair, build and enjoy the double bass. The ISB is a forum for communication among bassists throughout the world and across a wide variety of musical styles. Members receive our journal, Bass World, three times per year and the "Bass Line" newsletter twice yearly. Every two years the ISB holds an international convention and double bass competition, a composition contest, and now, a makers competition. If you love the double bass, become a member of the International Society of Bassists today!

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6/30/2015 - 7/3/2015 
Wabass Workshop
Newark, DE, United States
7/2/2015 - 7/12/2015 
Masterclasses with Miloslav Jelinek
Brno, Czech Republic
7/2/2015
Concerto concert
Isleworth, United Kingdom
7/19/2015 - 7/30/2015 
Summer Music Academy in France
GRADIGNAN, France

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