ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Robin Kesselman

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Name: Robin Kesselman
Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2023 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Britton Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Masterclass
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? No
Type of Presentation: Masterclass
Genre: Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Young Learners, Pedagogy, Classical - unaccompanied, Orchestral Music

Robin Kesselman was appointed Principal Bass of the Houston Symphony Orchestra in 2014. He has performed as Guest Principal Bass with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Israel Philharmonic, travelled internationally with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic, and appeared with the National, Atlanta, and Baltimore symphonies. Kesselman frequently performs as a soloist and chamber musician and presents recital programs and masterclasses at top universities across the country. He has appeared multiple times as soloist with the Houston Symphony, in subscription performances of the Koussevitzky Concerto for Double Bass, Missy Mazzoli’s bass concerto Dark with Excessive Bright, and Bottesini’s Gran Duo Concertante with Gil Shaham. Recent festival engagements include leading the bass sections of the Grand Teton, Mainly Mozart, and Arizona Musicfest festival orchestras. He has also served as faculty for the National Youth Orchestra - USA, Curtis Institute’s Summerfest, the Richard Davis Bass Conference, and the summer residency of the Youth Philharmonic of Colombia. Kesselman holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Southern California and an Artist Diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music. His primary teachers have included David Allen Moore, Harold Robinson, Edgar Meyer, Paul Ellison, Chris Hanulik, and Virginia Dixon.

Program (if available): Not Provided