BASS2018 LUCCA

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July 30th to August 5th, 2018

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Overview

BASS2018 LUCCA

- the 6th European Biennial Double Bass Congress & Festival
July 30th to August 5th, 2018.

BASS2018 LUCCA
Citta di Lucca
Provincia di Lucca
Instituto Musicale Luigi Boccherini
Teatro del Giglio
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca
Banca del Monte
Associazione Musicale Lucchese
Liceo Musicale Statale Lucca
Puccini Museum
Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica
Palazzo Pfanner
Cartasia
Fondo Ambiente Italiano
ConfcommerciO
Federalberghi Lucca
Menicagli Pianoforti
Hofmeister Musikverlag
Martinelli Luce
ARCHI magazine
L'Imbuto
Virtuoso Belcanto
Circolo Lucca Jazz
Tipografia Francesconi
ANMIG e Fondazione
Angelini

Artistic Directors

Gabriele Ragghianti

Gabriele Ragghianti

Artistic Director

Alberto Bocini

Alberto Bocini

Artistic Director

Furio di Castri

Furio di Castri

Artistic Director (Jazz)

Jimmi Roger Pedersen

Jimmi Roger Pedersen

Artistic Director (Jazz)

Presentation

  • BASS2018 LUCCA
    - the 6th European Biennial Double Bass Congress & Festival
  • Join the European every two-year congress. A recurring meeting point for international leading bass players, lecturers, bass makers, students, amateurs and other bass enthusiasts plus bass makers and relevant business and institutions.
  • The 2018 European double bass congress BASS2018 LUCCA - takes place in Lucca, a beautiful city in Tuscany, Central Italy, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls.
    July 30th to August 5th, 2018.
  • 'It's time to discuss, share & develop!'
    We all come to present and/or listen - to show, share and exchange our knowledge and wisdom, and to get inspired for our next developing movements.
  • Join the European bass community, take part in the bass congress, be one of the many to grow the world's bass culture - your and our future, with music from the deep.

    Get the Full Week Pass only 150 € inclu. 150+ bass events & 30+ exhibitors.

    Sign up with Add Ons for free like Solo/Orchestra/Jazz/Youth Competitions/Experiences or Amateur Camps, Youth Bass Camp and more.
  • See the presentation slideshow and the map below!

News

Highlights

To Come.....

Features

Mass Bass Orchestra

Mass Bass Orchestra

Join the MassBassOrchestra.
Any congress bassist participant is mostly welcome.
The music is playable at all levels.
Rehearsal every day at 18:00-19:00, Boccherini Auditorium - and performance on the 3/8 at 20:00, Piazza San Francesco.

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Presenters

100+ international top professional and leading bass artists and lecturers presenting their latest work by own investment.
 
A huge variety of recitals, master classes, lectures, seminars and research papers of all kind of musical genres and topics are held at the congress.

Attendees

Bassist

All kind of bassists and all kind of levels meet to get inspired by the 150+ recitals, lectures, master classes, seminars and research papers - and to talk and exchange ideas in addition to participate in the common BASS2018 bass events like the MassBassOrchestra.

Furthermore to see/try the huge exhibition of basses and accessories - it's all in one place!

Get the Full Week Pass and surf on your own all week long!
Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Bassist

Amateur Camps

The Amateur Camps is open to all ethnicities, and nationalities from all countries from age 19 to 99. It is held in conjunction with and as a department of the BASSEUROPE biennial congress. A Full Week Pass for all congress is included in the participation/registration.

BASS2018 offers a special opportunity to meet and work with some of the world’s leading double bass performers and teachers. The camps include single lessons/academic teaching, group lessons, lectures, master classes and small/large ensembles. You will be grouped in classes with bassists of fairly similar skills. Both jazz and classical music teachers are represented.

Deadline July 1st - limited number of participants

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Amateur Camps
Read the Description and fill in the formula.

Diego Zecharies - head of Amateur Camp Classic
Adam Booker - head of Amateur Camp Jazz

Youth Bass Camp

The Youth Bass Camp is open to double bassists of all ethnicities, nationalities from all countries and up to age 19.
All levels both jazz and classic players are very welcome.
The Youth Bass Camp is held in conjunction with and as a department of the BASSEUROPE biennial congress.
It is a special opportunity to meet and work with some of the world’s leading double bass performers and teachers.
Take part in the MassBassOrchestra, play, practice, hang out with your friends or hear lots of recital, classes etc. and visit the bass exhibition.
Each day congress program begins at 9:30-18:00. Language mainly English and Italian.
The week will end performing a concert in Lucca.

Deadline July 1st - limited number of participants

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Youth Bass Camp
Read the Description and fill in the formula.

Mirella Vedeva
Contact / Head of Youth Bass Camp

Solo Competition (closed)

The solo Competition is open to all double bassists from all ethnicities and nationalities with an age limit of 32.
It is held in conjunction with the BASSEUROPE biennial congress.
Applicants are required to submit audio links.
After preliminary audio listening a number of applicants are invited to the Semi Final Round.

Application deadline
June 1, 2018

Competition days
Aug. 1-3, 2018

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Solo Competition
Read the conditions and fill in the formula.

Dorin Marc
Head of Jury

Thierry Barbé
Contact / Organizer

Orchestra Competition / Experience EOEA (closed)

The Competition and the EOAO is open to all double bassists from all ethnicities and nationalities with an age limit of 30.
It is held in conjunction with the BASSEUROPE biennial congress.
Applicants are required to submit audio links.
After preliminary audio listening a number of applicants are invited to the Semi Final Round.
The European Orchestra Experience Awards (EOEA) provides new educational and professional perspectives to the highly skilled international young double bassist.
Prize Winners of the BASS2018 Orchestra Competition will have the opportunity of playing within the section of one of the EOEA Partner Orchestras within the season 2018/2019 or 2019/2020.

Application deadline
June 1, 2018

Competition days
July 31, 2018

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Orchestra Competition
Read the conditions and fill in the formula.

Florian Pertzborn
Contact / Coordinator

Jazz Competition (closed)

The Jazz Competition is open to all ethnicities, and nationalities from all countries. The Jazz Competition is open to remarkable jazz double bassists with an age limit of 30. The Competition is held in conjunction with and as a department of the BASSEUROPE biennial congress. Three live mobile device video recordings are required to enter the first round - a congress Full Week Pass is required for the participation/registration.

Application deadline
June 15, 2018

Competition days
August 4-5, 2018

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Jazz Competition
Read the conditions and fill in the formula.

Furio di Castri
Contact / Coordinator

Youth Competition (closed)

The solo Competition is open to all double bassists from all ethnicities and nationalities with an age limit up to and including 18.
It is held in conjunction with the BASSEUROPE biennial congress.

Competitiors are divided by age into three groups nad performance time is 8/12/20 minutes.

Application deadline
June 1, 2018

Competition days
Aug. 1-2, 2018

Click Join in menu, submit Attendees and scroll for the Youth Competition
Read the conditions and fill in the formula.

Mirella Vedeva
Contact / Head of Youth Competition

Exhibitors

Bronze
Silver
Gold
Platinum
Diamond

Exhibitor/Supporter Packages

  • BASSEUROPE appreciates very much your interest and cooperation/investment as Business Members,
    As Business Member you'll get the possibility to meet our bass playing members at the BASSEUROPE biennial congress, the flagship. Hundreds of international leading double bass players, educators, students and amatuers meet to share, get inspired and widen the horizon.
    Besides presenting your works at the exhibition all week at the congress it is a unique opportunity to make relations to new customers.
    Join the Bass Maker's Competition, 150+ events, seminars for bass making or other products or even present as lecturer yourself.
    To make sure all kind of big and small business have the opportunity to take part BASSEUROPE offer 5 basic packages, - 2 Congress and 3 Long-term.
  • CONGRESS EXHIBITOR
    SILVER
    and BRONZE are agreements focusing on the biennial double bass congress including a exhibition stand and marketing in relation to the congress. SILVER is our standard exhibition solution, while the BRONZE gives the possibility to join even with a low budget. Both agreements have a few Add-Ons like an award donation of own choice for special merits. 
  • LONG-TERM SUPPORTER
    GOLD
    , PLATIN and DIAMOND are long-term partnerships for high budgets. They include a two-year marketing plan on BASSEUROPE medias plus a large exhibitor package at the congress which we in cooperation will customized to your profile/wishes.
    The long-term partnerships make it possible for BASSEUROPE to work continuously developing, organising and promoting the bass congress and other bass interests.
    The Long-term Supporter also opens up for Add-Ons like Grant Basses, Prizes, Scholarships, Merchandises and Special Events.
  • Read about the 5 Packages in the detailed schemes and/or make an unbinding calculation on the online formular.
  • PPP COMPENSATION
    Since the big differences in price and wealth levels between world countries, PPP (purchasing power parity), BASSEUROPE offers to compensate all payments related to your working/living country.
    See the guide Worldmap to check your country:
    Yellow - normal 100%, Green - low 80%, Turquoise - lower 60%, Blue - lowest 40%.

Festival

To Come.....

Supporters BASS2018

Public/Authority/Business - thanks for support and collaboration

Citta di Lucca
Provincia di Lucca
Istituto Musicali Luigi Boccherini
Teatro del Giglio, Lucca
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca
Banca del Monte
Associazione Musicale Lucchese Onlus
Liceo Musicale Statale Lucca
Puccini Museum
Fondazione Adkins Chiti: Donne in Musica
Palazzo Pfanner
Cartasia
Fondo Ambiente Italiano
Confcommercio Lucca
Federalberghi Lucca
Menicagli Pianoforti
Hofmeister Musikverlag
Martinelli Luce
ARCHI Magazine
L'Imbuto
Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival
Circolo Lucca Jazz
Tipografia Francesconi
ANMIG e Fondazione
Angelini

Supporters

A special thanks for the long-term agreements with BASSEUROPE

Pirastro

Platinum

D'Addario Orchestral

Platinum

Bassico

Platinum

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Contacts

BASS2018 LUCCA
Artistic Directors

Gabriele Ragghianti - Email:
gabriele@2018.basscongress.eu

Alberto Bocini - Email:
alberto@2018.basscongress.eu

BASSEUROPE

European Bass Community *beau
- a nonprofit umbrella organization