ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Aaron Olguin

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Name: Aaron Olguin
Presentation Date: Monday, June 3, 2019 8:00 PM
Presentation Venue: MAC Stage
Presentation Title: Classical Headliner: Aaron Olguin
Type of Presentation: Recital
Musical Style: Classical

During his studies with Jeff Bradetich at the
University of North Texas, Aaron won 1st Prize in the double bass senior
division of the American String Teacher Association National Solo Competition
in 2015. As a two-year semi-finalist at the Sphinx International Concerto
Competition, Aaron received an honourable mention and a major grant to tour the
US and Canada. Aaron was also named first prize in the 2018 Ann and Charles
Eisemann International concerto competition, granting his debut appearance with
the Richardson symphony performing the Andres Martin Concerto for Double Bass
and Orchestra. 

In 2017  Aaron received his biggest honor to date as
the winner of the prestigious International Society of Bassists Solo
Competition competing against the top bass players in the world. Following
that, at the Orford Music Academy he was named 3rd place winner among other
instrumentalists and won the Orford Music Prize Audience Choice award. 

Aaron is a founding member of the Bassinova
Quartet. They released their debut album in 2016 consisting of Beethoven and Shostakovich
String Quartets and toured the United States and Canada in the summers of 2016
and 2017.   

Aaron completed his master’s degree in Double Bass Performance at the University of North Texas College of Music. At the end of his studies, Aaron was appointed Principal bass of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra in Trondheim, Norway.

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