Featured Teacher - January
Dr. Phillip Serna - Bass
Dr. Serna earned his Bachelor of Music studying with San Francisco Symphony member Stephen Tramontozzi at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 1998. He later completed his Master of Music & Doctor of Music degrees at Northwestern University School of Music in 2001 and 2007, respectively where he studied double bass with international soloist DaXun Zhang, Chicago Symphony Orchestra member Michael Hovnanian and viola da gamba with Newberry Consort founder Mary Springfels.
On double bass, Dr. Phillip Serna is an active soloist performing concerti and other virtuoso works by Bottesini, Deak, Koussevitzky, Rautavaara, Tubin and others. He has performed as a member of Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Dr. Serna performs with other orchestras including the Renovo String Orchestra, the North Shore Chamber Arts Ensemble, the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Illinois Symphony Orchestra and many others. In performance, Dr. Serna has appeared on Chicago’s 98.7FM WFMT, WUIS NPR, and other public radio stations.
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