Guest Recital: Jack Unzicker, bass
7:30pm - 8:30pm CST November 11
Alma Thomas Theater
The program will include chamber music by Giovanni Bottesini and Dave Anderson.
Free and open to the public.
Jack Unzicker is an Assistant Professor of Double Bass at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is currently the principal double bassist of the Dallas Chamber Symphony and Plano Symphony Orchestra. Unzicker has performed as principal of the AIMS Festival Orchestra (Graz, Austria), Caminos del Inka, Caprock Pro Musica, Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Dallas Wind Symphony,Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Classical Ballet, Orquestra Divertimento (Costa Rica), Santa Fe Pro Musica. He has performed and lectured at the International Society of Bassists, American String Teachers Association, and Texas Music Educators Association Conventions. Unzicker is featured in articles on playing and teaching the double bass in The Strad and Strings Magazine.
Unzicker received his Doctor of Musical Arts, Master of Music, and the Outstanding Graduate Student in Strings Award from the University of North Texas. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree, magna cum laude, and the College of Music Outstanding Graduate Award from Western Washington University. He has studied additionally at the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and the Henry Mancini Institute.