ISB 2019 Convention Presenter — Kieran Hanlon

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Name: Kieran Hanlon
Presentation Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Lecture 1
Presentation Title: Practical Bach for the Double Bass
Type of Presentation: Lecture/Performance
Musical Style: Classical

Kieran J. Hanlon is Assistant Professor of Double Bass and
Jazz at The State University of New York at Fredonia. In addition to his teaching, Kieran is a first call
performer in both the classical and jazz idioms, and enjoys a diverse
performing career in both genres (among others) across Upstate New York and
Pennsylvania. Kieran performs on both acoustic and electric basses.

An active orchestral performer, Kieran is Principal Bass of the Erie Philharmonic, and works as a substitute double bassist with the Detroit Symphony, Chautauqua Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, and the Rochester Philharmonic. He has toured to Carnegie Hall with the Buffalo Philharmonic, and recorded Reinhold Gliere’s Symphony No. 3 “Il’ya Muromets” with the orchestra for the Naxos label.

In addition to frequent engagements as a freelance classical
musician in upstate New York, Kieran is a first call jazz performer in the
area, and is the bassist for the Buffalo Philharmonic Big Band.

As an arranger, Kieran has written and continues to write
custom works for Fredonia faculty ensembles, focusing on increasing the scope
of repertoire the faculty performs by incorporating jazz, pop and improvised

Kieran is a D’Addario artist.

Program (if available): Not Provided