It was a pleasure to chat with Leigh Mesh for the podcast! Leigh is the MET Orchestra Associate Principal Bass and teaches bass at Bard College. This is a fun and wide-ranging conversation with a ton of great advice throughout.
About Leigh Mesh:
Leigh Mesh, Associate Principal Bass, joined the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in 1993. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, he has taught master classes at the New World Symphony in Miami, the Cincinnati Conservatory, the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Mesh has performed regularly at the Verbier Music Festival, and with the MET Chamber Ensemble, the Caramoor Virtuosi, and the Brentano and Tokyo String Quartets. He lives with his wife and two children in New York, and pursues cycling and skiing whenever he can. Mr. Mesh is an exclusive artist for Thomastik-Infeld Strings.
Links to Check Out:
- Leigh Mesh teaching and performing Brahms Symphony No. 2 on the New World Symphony’s MUSAIC site
- Leigh’s MET Orchestra page
- more about the Bard College bass program
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