Summer Workshops

The North Texas Double Bass Camps feature four opportunities for summer study
that meet the needs of bass students of any age or playing ability.

Camp Flyer

14th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program
May 26 June 2, 2017
Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

The Elite Soloists Program will accept only 5 students by audition to study with Jeff Bradetich. Daily lessons and solo classes will be held in a highly individualized program. To qualify, students must have a number of solo works ready for study and performance. Last year’s class included participants from major orchestras and young professionals. To apply, send a CD or DVD of two different solo works to Jeff Bradetich, 1155 Union Circle #311367, Denton, TX 76203 by March 15, 2017.

30th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes
June 20 24, 2017
Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

Submission deadline, March 1, 2017
For advanced high school and college aged bass students. Five days of intense musical training including technique, orchestral and solo playing, and bass ensembles.

17th Annual Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp
June 22 24, 2017
Early registration before May 2, Late registration after May 2

For any aged beginner or intermediate player. Lots of playing and lots of fun with the opportunity to learn from Mr. Bradetich and some of the top teachers of young bassists.

17th Annual Lynn Seaton Jazz Bass Workshop
June 12 – 16, 2017
For dedicated jazz bass players working on upright technique, developing walking bass lines, small group performance, theory and history. The Seaton Workshop is open to advanced high school, college, serious amateur, and professional bassists.

For information and brochures on the jazz bass workshop, contact Lynn Seaton at:
phone: 940-369-7639

For information on all other bass workshops and camps, contact us at:
phone: 940-891-6711

Mittenwald International Master Classes, 2017
July 31 – August 5, 2017
Set in the idyllic Bavarian village of Mittenwald, Germany, the 9th annual Mittenwald International Master Classes offer an exciting week of kontrabass study with Jeff Bradetich and Andreas Bennetzen.

UNT Summer String Institute
June 17 – 24 & June 24 – July 1, 2016
We look forward with great excitement to the launch of our first season of the UNT Summer String Institute. Private lessons, chamber music, clinics, masterclasses, and concerts will be the focus of an intense workshop for violinists, violists and cellists. Our internationally acclaimed UNT string faculty, principal players of the Dallas Symphony, and esteemed guest artists will share their ample experience and expertise with our students.