San Diego Symphony Presents:

Workshop with San Diego Symphony Principal Bass
In collaboration with Patrick Henry High School

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 | 6:30-8:00pm
PHAME Performing Arts Center at Patrick Henry High School
6702 Wandermere Dr, San Diego, CA 92120

FREE event for students in San Diego


On April 13, 2022 San Diego students are invited to attend a unique performance and workshop with San Diego Symphony Principal Bassist Jeremy Kurtz-Harris at PHAME Performing Arts Center at Patrick Henry High School. Mr. Kurtz-Harris and pianist Tina Chong will perform music by Tijuana-based composer Andrés Martín during this FREE event. Attending double bass students are encouraged to bring their own instruments for a group class on scales, technique and warmup exercises following the performance. Patrick Henry High School has three basses available for those students who cannot transport their instruments to Patrick Henry; they are available on a first-registered basis.

Event timeline:

6:00pm Doors open
6:30pm Performance of Andrés Martín’s Double Bass Concerto No. 1
Jeremy Kurtz-Harris, double bass
Tina Chong, piano
7:00-8:00pm Group technique class

A special discount code for $10 tickets will be available to attendees for San Diego Symphony’s performance at PHAME on Saturday, April 23 at 2pm.* Led by conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl, this performance will include Felix Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony, Gioachino Rossini’s Overture to L'Italiana in Algeri and Andrés Martín’s Double Bass Concerto No. 1 with the full San Diego Symphony orchestra, featuring Jeremy Kurtz-Harris.

The health and safety of audiences, orchestra members, staff, volunteers and the entire San Diego community remain top priority for The San Diego Symphony. All patrons attending an indoor San Diego Symphony event or performance are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present proof of full vaccination upon arrival at the event. Patrons attending indoor events or performances also must wear masks throughout the event as an additional safety measure, regardless of vaccination status.

*This offer is based on availability and is not valid for previously purchased tickets.

In-School Coaching Program

San Diego Symphony musicians visit schools to support young musicians through sectionals and lessons on their primary instruments. Musicians work on ensemble repertoire and prepare for competitions through a series of visits.

San Diego Symphony Orchestra french horn Douglas Hall – horn coach

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