Paul Sharpe

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Biography

Paul Sharpe is the Artist-Teacher of Double Bass at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and is active internationally as an orchestral and chamber musician and as a soloist. In the past several years he has performed in recital and presented masterclasses at Brazil’s International Double Bass Encounter, France’s Bass2008, the World Bass Festival in Poland, many national and regional double bass symposiums, the Cleveland Institute, the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan, University of North Texas, and Interlochen Arts Academy. He has performed as soloist with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Boise Philharmonic, Anchorage Symphony, Orquestra de Camara Theatro Sao Pedro (Porto Allegre, Brazil), Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival Orchestra, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Chamber Orchestra, and Aspen Young Artists Orchestra. He greatly enjoys performing with the eclectic bass quartet, “Bad Boys of Double Bass,” and in the cello-bass duo with Brooks Whitehouse, “Low and Lower.” Prior to his appointment at UNCSA, he was a tenured professor at Texas Tech University, adjunct faculty at University of North Texas, and an instructor at Augustana College (Rock Island, IL), and the Preucil School of Music. His principal teachers are Jeff Bradetich and Diana Gannett.

Years taught2017, 2016, 2015
DepartmentStrings
SpecialtyString Bass
Websitehttp://www.uncsa.edu/music/facstringsfive.htm

Teaching schedule
FSAF Concerto String IntensiveSunMTWThFSat/MTWThFSat Christ Lutheran Church2017
Advanced String Performance Seminar (no housing)MTWThF/MTWThF Christ Lutheran Church2017
FSAF String IntensiveSunMTWThFSat/MTWThF Christ Lutheran Church2017
FSAF String Intensive (no housing)MTWThF/MTWThF Christ Lutheran Church2017
FSAF String IntensiveSunMTWThFSat/MTWThF Christ Lutheran Church2016
FSAF Concerto String IntensiveSunMTWThFSat/MTWThFSat Christ Lutheran Church2016
String MasterclassMT (week 2) 10:00–11:50amChrist Lutheran Church2011
Double Bass Technique and Performance ClassMTWThF/MTWThF 10:30–11:50amMusic 2112011
String MasterclassMT (week 2) 10:00–11:50amChrist Lutheran Church2010
Double Bass Technique and Performance ClassMTWThF/MTWThF 10:30–11:50amMusic 2112010
Chamber MusicMTWTh (week 2) 1:30–3:20pmChrist Lutheran Church2010

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