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|Presentation Date:||Wednesday, June 7, 2023 8:00 PM|
|Presentation Venue:||Michigan Theatre|
|Presentation Title:||Headliner Recital|
|Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention?||No|
|Type of Presentation:||Recital|
|Bio:||Nina DeCesare began her bass studies with George Vance. As a young bassist, she also worked closely with François Rabbath, Ali Yazdanfar, Ira Gold and Hal Robinson. Nina won first place in both the Under 14 and 15-18 age divisions of the ISB’s youth solo competitions and made her solo debut with the Chesapeake Orchestra (Maryland) in 2011. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Rice University, where she studied with Paul Ellison. Nina joined the bass section of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2020 after five years in the Oregon Symphony bass section. She has also performed with The Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Houston Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Sun Valley Music Festival, Knights Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and the Oregon Bach Festival. Nina regularly performs with Chatter ABQ, Third Angle New Music, 45th Parallel, Chamber Music by Candlelight, and Classical Up Close. She joined the faculty at the Peabody Conservatory in 2022 and has been featured as a recitalist and faculty member at the SF Bass Bash, Golden Gate Bass Camp, KC Bass Workshop, the Twin Cities Bass Camp, and the Rabbath Institute of Los Angeles.|
|Program (if available):||Not Provided|