14th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program

May 29- June 5, 2020

Registration Deadline: March 15

Instructor: Jeff Bradetich

The Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Program will accept only 5 participants to study with Jeff Bradetich. Thanks to the generous support of Pirastro Strings, this program offers free tuition, room and board. The Pirastro company will also supply participants with free strings of their choice. The schedule for this highly individualized program will include: Daily private lessons, daily solo master classes, rehearsal and performance with highly skilled accompanists, and maximum practice time. In addition, repertoire, programming and career advancement will be discussed. This program is designed for aspiring young artists and professional orchestra players. Former participants currently perform in: Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Chicago Symphony, National Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Singapore Philharmonic, National Orchestra of Denmark and many others. To qualify, participants must have a number of solo works ready for study and performance. Application deadline is March 15, 2020.

Dominik Wagner, winner of the Bradetich Competition, 2017 – guest artist at Pirastro Elite Soloists Program 2019
Photo credit: Jack Unzicker


Past participants included:

     -Members of the Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
     -National Symphony Orchestra (US)
     -National Symphony of New Zealand
     -Ft. Worth Symphony, Honolulu Symphony
     -Royal Danish Symphony
     -University faculty from recognized music programs
     -Chicago Symphony
     -Detroit Symphony



For more information, click on the links above for printable flyer or camp registration form, or contact Bass Camp Coordinator at untbasscamp@unt.edu

North Texas Double Bass Camps are proudly sponsored in part by:
Rumano Solano Basses
Pirastro Strings
Lemur Music
Bradetich Foundation
University of North Texas College of Music