2023 ISB Double Bass Competition
June 5 & 6, 2023
University of Michigan

University of Michigan

FIRST READ THE GUIDELINES for the division you wish to enter:

THEN APPLY HERE: https://app.getacceptd.com/isb

  1. At the top left-hand side of the page, choose ISB Double Bass Performance Competition from the dropdown menu.
  2. Then choose your competition division from the Select Program dropdown menu.

Entry fee is $50. If you are unable to pay by credit card, email .

All competitions require that the applicant must be an ISB member at the time of online application. If you're not a current member you can join or renew here.

Questions? Email .

Judges for the Solo Competition (Ages 19-30) are:
Diana Gannett, Chair

  • Anna Jensen
  • Nina DeCesare
  • Yung-chiao
  • Sam Suggs
  • Nina Bernat

Judges for the Youth Solo Competition (Ages 15-18) are:
Joel Braun, Chair

  • Valentina Ciardelli (Italy)
  • Jonathan Colbert (USA)
  • Ron Wasserman (USA)
  • Rodrigo Mata Alvarez (Mexico)
  • Mariechen Meyer (South Africa)

Judges for the Orchestral Competition (Ages 19-30) are:
JuFang Liu, Chair (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra)

  • Steve Molina (Detroit Symphony Orchestra)
  • Kevin Brown (Detroit Symphony Orchestra)
  • Scott Haigh (Cleveland Orchestra)
  • Scott Dixon (Cleveland Orchestra)
  • Rob Kassinger (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)