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Jon Hamar

Bass Studies

The bass studio at University of Tennessee has a rich history of musical diversity.  Students have emerged from school with a strong understanding of the instrument and it's role in a variety of ensembles and real world applications. 

Interested candidates should contact Jon Hamar for audition information.

Jon Hamar
117 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, Rm. 252
1741 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-2600

Audition Requirements

  • Two contrasting movements of standard bass concertos or comparable works from the standard double bass solo repertoire.
  • One orchestral excerpt from the standard orchestral repertoire.
  • One movement of a solo Bach suite or a movement of a baroque sonata such as Vivaldi or Marcello. 
  • Two octave major and minor scales

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