ISB 2023 Convention Presenter — Kate Jones

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Name: Kate Jones
Presentation Date: Friday, June 9, 2023 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Watkins Lecture Hall
Presentation Title: Group Class for Every Bass Studio
Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention? Yes
Type of Presentation: Lecture/Performance
Genre: Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Pedagogy

One of three Suzuki Bass Teacher Trainers, Kate Jones studied with Jeff Bradetich at the University of North Texas, where she completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts in the summer of 2014.  Before moving to Texas, Kate received her Master of Music degree at Cleveland Institute of Music with Max Dimoff and Jeff Bradetich, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Illinois Wesleyan University with Judith Hanna.  In the fall of 2014 Jones joined the faculty of Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD as the Suzuki Bass Specialist.  She performs as a section bassist in the Richardson Symphony and the White's Chapel Orchestra.

In the past she participated in FAVA France and Music School Festival Orchestra at Chautauqua Institution. She has been a clinician at the SAA Conference and completed her Suzuki Bass training with Virginia Dixon, and taken George Vance teacher training courses with Johnny Hamil. She has taught at such festivals as Colorado Suzuki Institute, DFW WOW Suzuki Institute, the University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point Suzuki Institute, Rabbath Institute of LA, Austin Bass Workshop, Kansas City Bass Workshop, Ozark Mini Bass Project, and Viva el Bajo.

Program (if available): Not Provided