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August 29, 2014

Adjunct Professor of Bass, Gaelen McCormick's busy summer

She taught and studied at the Kansas City Bass Workshop in late June. She played some of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra summer season, including the fun Pixar show. Spent three weeks in the Rocky Mountains playing chamber music at Music in the Mountains as part of a small bass section, just three, and members of other major orchestras from around the country. Hosted the first ever Rochester Bass Retreat in August and had 27 students and teachers gather for a day of fun playing, listening and learning together. At the end of August, Gaelen represented the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at the ICSOM (International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians) conference in Los Angeles, and spent the week engaged in sessions about arts advocacy.