ISB 2021 Convention Presenter — Rolf Erdahl

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Name: Rolf Erdahl
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 2
Presentation Title: Accounting for Grieg
Type of Presentation: Lecture/Performance
Musical Style: Classical
Bio: Rolf Erdahl, double bass, performs widely as a chamber musician and subs for the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Minnesota Opera. Previously Principal Bass of the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Symphony and Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, he has subbed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and performed with the Breckenridge Music Festival, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Honolulu Symphony, Bergen Philharmonic, New World Symphony, Miami Beach Basstet, and White Noise Chamber Players. Currently bass instructor at Gustavus Adolphus College, he has taught bass at the University of Manitoba, Ball State and Wichita State Universities, the Sewanee Music Festival, and the North Carolina Governor's School. He graduated from St. Olaf College, the University of Minnesota, and the Peabody Conservatory. Fulbright and Scandinavian-American Foundation Scholar studies in Norway culminated in his doctoral dissertation on the music of Grieg. Eugene Levinson has been his major teacher. He has also studied with Peter Lloyd, Bruce Bransby, Paul Ellison, Hal Robinson, and James Clute. 

Rolf and his wife, oboist Carrie Vecchione, present oboe/bass duo recitals and educational programs regionally and across the nation as OboeBass!
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