ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Claus Freudenstein

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Name: Claus Freudenstein
Presentation Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 1
Presentation Title: The magic of Minibass
Type of Presentation: Lecture
Musical Style: Pedagogical

Claus Freudenstein, born in Bavaria/Germany, studied Doublebass at “Richard – Strauss Conservatorium” and „Hochschule für Musik und Theater München“ in Munich with Thomas Jauch, Dorin Marc and Matthias Weber. Beside this he studied Electric Bass at the “Bass School Munich”

Claus is founder and leader of the Doublebassquartett “The Bassmonsters” and founder of the Freudenstein-Minibass and minibass pedagogy. (

As a teacher and soloist Claus Freudenstein appeard at the ISB Conventions in Rochester(NY), Fort Collins (CO) and Ithaca (NY) as well as at the European Bass Conventions in Prag, Lucca, Amsterdam and Kopenhagen. In 2017 he was invited to head the “Festival Centro Americano De Contrabajo Kevin Gonzales” in Guatemala from where he went on to teach at the Conservatory of Tegucigalpa in Honduras where he received the title "Doctor honoris causa"

Beside this Claus Freudenstein is an arranger and composer. His works are published at Friedrich Hofmeister Verlag, Recital music and at Gilgenreiner Verlag/Switzerland.

Claus is the Artistic director and organizer of the Bavarian Bassdays. (www.bavarian-


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