ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Derek Zadinsky

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Name: Derek Zadinsky
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Ford Hall
Presentation Title: Connections to IU
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Classical

      Derek Zadinsky won the audition to join The Cleveland Orchestra’s bass section in January of 2012. In 2011, Derek won first place in the International Society of Bassists Orchestral Competition in San Francisco. Derek currently teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Oberlin Conservatory, and has previously taught at Cleveland State University, and in a masterclass and lessons at the Colburn School. During the summers, he has taught and performed at Oberlin with the Francois Rabbath Workshop and the Milt Hinton Institute for Studio Bass, and at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore for Bass Works. He has published an edition of J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite No. 5, which is available on iBooks for iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers. As a soloist, Derek has performed with the Seattle Symphony, the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen Orchestra and twice in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium. As a chamber musician, Derek performed at the North Coast Chamber Music Festival in the Chicago area and the Encore Chamber Music Festival in Cleveland. A native of Issaquah, Washington, Derek earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he studied with Edgar Meyer and Harold Robinson.

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