ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Peter Dominguez

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Name: Peter Dominguez
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Newman Black Box
Presentation Title: Bass Masterclass
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Masterclass
Genre: Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Young Learners, Historic Performance Practice, Pedagogy, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility (IDEA), Classical - unaccompanied, Improvisation, Jazz - unaccompanied

Peter Dominguez grew up in Milwaukee performing with his father, Frank DeMiles. Peter studied with Roger Ruggeri and Richard Davis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  In 1981 he was the first recipient of the Milton Hinton scholarship competition award. Doctoral studies with Dr Lucas Drew at the University of Miami, Coral Gables followed in 1982-4. Professor of Double Bass and Jazz Studies at Michigan State from 1984-96.  During his Michigan years, he continued studies with Robert Gladstone and performed with the Detroit Symphony.  The former Principal Bass with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra and the American Sinfonietta, Peter recently received Emeritus Professor status at Oberlin Conservatory of Music.  He is currently Professor of Double Bass and Jazz Studies at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.  Having pursued over 50 years of double bass performance practice while appearing in venues through out the Americas and Europe, Peter continues to play with an impressive array of Classical, Jazz, and Latin artists.  He is artistic director of the Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassist and director of the Milt Hinton Institute for Studio Bass at Oberlin Conservatory. His solo recording Groove Dreams performed on Milt Hinton’s famous double bass is available through Oberlin/Naxos music.


From the June 1970 issue of "The Bass Sound Post" 


Program (if available): Not Provided