ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Tracy Rowell

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Name: Tracy Rowell
Presentation Date: Friday, June 9, 2023 12:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Not Scheduled Yet
Presentation Title: Bach and Rabbath
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Recital
Genre: Classical - with piano collaborator
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Tracy Rowell teaches at Oberlin Conservatory and the Cleveland Institute of Music.  Formerly the Assistant Principal Bass of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, a major Canadian ensemble, Tracy is currently the principal bassist of Citymusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra.  She also performs with Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra.   A founding member of the Pantheon Ensemble, Tracy has also performed with the Cavani, St. Lawrence, Pacifica, Jupiter and Parker Quartets.

Serving on the Board of Directors for the International Society of Bassists as Education Chair, Ms. Rowell co-directed the Young Bassists Program at ISB Conventions 2019 and 2021.  She led the fundraising effort in 2019 to create the George Wellington and George Vance Scholarship Fund for young bassists.  Tracy is a founding member of the Project for All Gender Equality (PAGE).

Ms. Rowell performs and teaches at summer programs such as Bassworks, KC Bass, Milt Hinton Institute, Bass Club (UK), and she taught at George Vance’s Summer Bass Workshops.  Tracy regularly presents masterclasses for institutions such as ASTA, Peabody Conservatory, Northwestern, USC.

Tracy graduated from Rice University, studying with Paul Ellison.  She received her MMus from Boston University, studying with Edwin Barker.   Tracy has recently continued her studies with Francois Rabbath.

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