Hans Sturm isn’t afraid to reinvent himself.
Everything changed for Hans when he first met François Rabbath. Before he knew it, he was in Paris soaking up these new concepts.
Fast forward many years, and we find Hans playing the second Rabbath Concerto with Sylvan Rabbath on piano. If you look at the music for this concerto, you’ll see that François dedicated this piece to Hans.
But that’s not it.
Hans also realized that not everybody could hop on a flight to Paris to study with François. So he began to think…
How could he get these teachings to a wider audience? What could he to do take these concepts beyond the printed page?
Here’s the answer:
Hans has reinvented himself in many ways throughout his career.
1) He shaped the digital plan for the International Society of Bassists during his time as president.
2) He explored creative uses of DVD technology in the Art of the Bow and Art of the Left Hand.
3) He even left the stability of a tenured position for new adventures in a different part of the country.
Through these journeys, he has brought tremendous value to the bass community. His commitment to education and to furthering his own education throughout these chapters of his life.
Learn more about his time working with Richard Davis, Jeff Bradetich, and François Rabbath, practice techniques, and the genesis of this most recent album A Day in Paris!
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Links to check out:
A Day in Paris (new album)
Our Rabbath Technique video series (you’ll love the cats in the background)