Instrument: Double bass
Hometown: Thief River Falls, Minn.
Piece: Serge Koussevitzky — Double Bass Concerto, Op.3 I. Allegro
Why did you choose this piece?
I chose to perform this piece because it perfectly highlights the virtuosic ability of the double bass while displaying a great level of technicality and musicality. While this piece exhibits a wide array of emotions, the colorful sounds portray great enjoyment for the listener. I believe this piece serves as a true testimony as to how powerful the Double Bass can really sound!