274: Yung-chiao Wei on overcoming challenges, Carnegie Hall recitals, and living through music Nov. 14, 2016

from Contrabass Conversations - double bass life on the low end of the spectrum with Jason Heath· ·

I had the good fortune to meet Yung-chiao Wei back in 2000 at the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. She was wrapping up her time with the New World Symphony and was just about to start new new position at Louisiana State University. ### The rich double bass culture she has created the past decade-and-a-half is remarkable. In addition to creating the Louisiana Bass Fest, Yung-chio has propelled her students into all sorts of "next steps" like: * winning auditions such as tenured Principal Bassist and Assistant Principal Bassist in the Baton Rouge Symphony and the Acadiana Symphony * …

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