The masterclass line-up is ready!
We are ready with the faculty for the Mittenwald International Double Bass Masterclass 2020.
This is the 15th time we invite double bass players of all levels from around the world to join us for a week of double bass studies in the German Alps.
We are very excited about having the great Szymon Marciniak with us this year as the special guest teacher.
Professor Jeff Bradetich – classical double bass
Szymon Marciniak – classical duble bass
Andreas Bennetzen(Andy Benz) – cross over and live-looping
Alex Bayer – jazz
Alexis Scharff – classical double bass
and physiotherapist, Angela Gebler
More info and photos from participants
Please visit our Facebook Group with lots of photos and videos from the previous years uploaded by the students.
You can register online by following this link.
Or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to learn more or want to register by mail
The story of the masterclass
Since it´s foundation in 2005, professor Jeff Bradetich has held a Double Bass Camp every summer in Mittenwald together with Andreas Bennetzen.
Jeff Bradetich is a double bass professor at the University of North Texas and a world famous classical music performer.
Andreas Bennetzen is a leading, classically trained cross-over bassist and composer.
-Intense technical training
-Attention and room for your personal needs
-Basses that you can borrow for FREE
-A nice friendly learning environment
-Highly experienced faculty
-Focus on your development
-Concerts, workshops and insight into the world of double bass making in company with famous double bass maker Michael Krahmer Pöllmann.
Mittenwald is a historic town situated in the Bavarian Alps 938 meters up the Karwendelspitz- this area has always had excellent wood for building instruments and is the home of the Pöllmann double basses.
The town is also a popular tourist attraction so it´s full of cosy restaurants, hotels and bavarian good spirits.