Bass Bash 2018

by Michael Hopkins

30 bass students in grades 6-12 attended Bass Bash at the University of Michigan on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The festival was directed by MASTA president-elect Michael Hopkins with University of Michigan Bass faculty Max Dimoff and Robert Hurst. Longtime MASTA members John Kennedy and Larry Hutchinson taught at the festival as well as Maggie Hasspacher and many of the U-M double bass students.

Participants from the following schools came to Bass Bash. Thanks to the MASTA members who encouraged students to attend!

Dexter High School
Forsythe Middle School

North Farmington High School
Bloomfield Hills High School
Beach Middle School
Community HS (Ann Arbor)
Mill Creek Middle School (Dexter)
Maple Street Middle School
Geisler Middle School
Manchester, MI Cultural Arts Strings
Clague Middle School
Maple Street Middle School, Kalamazoo
Loy Norrix
Walled Lake Western High School
Pierce Middle School – GPS
Grosse Pointe South HS
Perrysburg Junior High and High School
Midland High School
Power Middle School (Farmington)

Bass Bash 2018 Pics