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|Presentation Date:||Wednesday, June 7, 2023 12:00 AM|
|Presentation Venue:||Not Scheduled Yet|
|Presentation Title:||Contemporary Double Bass Techniques: An Advanced Technical Approach|
|Presented / Performed Previous ISB Convention?||Yes|
|Type of Presentation:||Lecture/Performance|
|Genre:||Adult Learners, Professional-in-Training, Pedagogy, New Music|
Mariechen has enjoyed numerous local and international music experiences such as being member of the Bassinova Quartet (USA)and iPalpiti Artists International (USA), competing in international competitions, attending masterclasses and workshops in the United States and Europe and performing as soloist with the University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra (2013), Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra (2008) and Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra (2004). Mariechen started her studies with Peter Guy in Bloemfontein from the age of 10 that was followed by her undergraduate studies with Roxane Steffen at the University of Stellenbosch and graduate studies with Jeff Bradetich at the University of North Texas. After completing her final doctorate degree in musical arts at UNT with Bradetich, Mariechen moved back to South Africa and is currently working as a freelance performer, private double bass teacher and part-time lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch and the Nelson Mandela University in Gqeberha. As chairperson of the new established non-profit organization the South African Strings Foundation, she is excited to help promote the importance of music education in the community and create more performance opportunities for South African string players.
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