CBC 36: B. Berkhout interview 2

This interview-only episode wraps up our chat with double bass composer Bjorn Berkhout. Bjorn’s music has been performed by the Chicago Symphony Bass Quartet (among other groups). We chatted about composing and life as a university professor, and Bjorn offered practical advice for music majors. Check out the first part on CBC 10.

About Jason

An active double bass performer and teacher, Jason teaches double bass at DePaul University and served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Bassists for many years. Jason is the current President of the Illinois chapter of the American String Teachers Association. Jason has been a member of the Elgin Symphony since 2000 and has played with the Midsummer’s Music Festival in Door County for the past decade. He is a past member of the Milwaukee Ballet and IRIS Orchestra, and has performed with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grant Park Symphony, and numerous other professional ensembles.

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