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|Presentation Date:||Thursday, June 6, 2019 10:00 AM|
|Presentation Venue:||Lecture 1|
|Presentation Title:||Duets in the Classroom/Studio|
|Type of Presentation:||Lecture/Performance|
Ms. McCormick was a member of the Rochester Philharmonic’s double bass section from 1995-2017. Since losing her hearing in 2017, Gaelen has forged a new career path as a composer, arranger, executive director of Canandaigua LakeMusic Festival, and is the inaugural Program Manager for the developing center for performing arts medicine at the University of Rochester.
Teaching students of all ages is a significant part of Gaelen’s life. She is a faculty member (double bass) of the Eastman Community Music School. Through the Arts Leadership Program at the Eastman School of Music, she teaches career skills for use on- and off-stage. Since 2014, she has been organizing and teaching the Rochester Bass Retreat, a workshop for all ages of players. She is a regular clinician at the NYSSMA Winter Conference. Her double bass bow pedagogy series, Mastering the Bow, is
Gaelen holds degrees in performance from the
|Program (if available):||Not Provided|