Seattle Symphony bassist Travis Gore leads a free master class with students of Barry Lieberman. The class runs from 1 to 5 pm and audience members are invited to come and go as they wish.
Artist Bio: Travis Gore, double bass
Travis Gore maintains a reputation in the classical and indie rock/pop world. Along with having performed with artists on records by recording artists Bryan John Appleby and Hey Marseilles, he is also producer and composer of his own alt/prog project Feeds On Majesty. He remains an active studio musician and can be heard on major film and game soundtracks such as Men Who Stare at Goats, Valkyrie, Halo, Dragon Age and more.
In the classical world Gore’s artistic collaborations include the St. Petersburg Quartet, flute soloist Paula Robison and the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. He has participated in world chamber music tours of Italy collaborating with various artists as well as performing at the Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland. Gore has been recently a repeat guest-artist at the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival, performing with some of today’s highly sought-after, exuberant artists.
Having pride in pedagogy, Gore has held teaching positions at the San Diego State University and served as a guest artist-in-residence at the Hyogo Arts Center Orchestra in Japan in 2013. He maintains a private studio of students in Seattle and when time allows gives recitals and masterclasses at music schools in Seattle and around the country.
Gore has held a position with the Seattle Symphony since 2007 after a tenured position in the San Diego Symphony where he was later appointed Associate Principal. He has performed with some of America’s leading orchestras such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Minnesota Orchestra, his home town’s Atlanta Symphony, The New World Symphony and more.
Gore holds a bachelor’s degree in double bass performance from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Albert Laszlo and a master’s degree from The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University under Timothy Pitts and Paul Ellison. He enjoys playing on a French bass from the 1850s and recently a modern Italian bass by Sergio Scaramelli.