ISB 2021 Virtual Convention Presenter — Paul Erhard

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Name: Paul Erhard
Website: http://music.colorado.edu/doublebass
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Westbrook 114
Presentation Title: Time Art – Space Art live improvisation with solo double bass and painter
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Other
Bio:

Paul Erhard draws upon his performance background as a classical double bass soloist, orchestral bassist, chamber musician, jazz bassist, and explorer of improvised raga music of India as he and his “bowed double bass” create improvised music collaborations with painters and photographers inTIME ART - SPACE ART.  Professor Erhard has had a varied career as principal double bass in a number of orchestras, classical recital and concerto soloist, jazz bass player, and performer of improvised raga music of India. In February 2020 he performed with legendary Indian violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam the world-premiere of L. Subramaniam’s Double Concerto for Violin and Double Bass.  He has been a judge at numerous international double bass solo competitions, and has taught masterclasses at leading music schools in the USA and Europe. He has a Masters and Doctorate from The Juilliard School as a student of Homer Mensch, and an Bachelors from Eastman School of Music as a student of James VanDemark. Paul is professor of double bass at the University of Colorado College of Music in Boulder where he also teaches Improvisation for String Players and Orchestral Excerpt Class for String Players.

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