Dr Paul Erhard is known internationally in the double bass world as a performer and teacher. His pioneering efforts playing the music of India led him to form the double bass-flute-tabla trio Atmic Vision.
For double bass players in Singapore who are keen to learn from Dr Paul Erhard, you may be pleased to learn that he will be conducting a double bass masterclass in Singapore.
Here are the details:
Doublebass Masterclass with Dr. Paul Erhard
25 March 2008, Tuesday, 5:00PM
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Orchestra Hall (3rd level)*
I was reading up about Dr Paul Erhard's teaching philosophy and I have found this: "Dr Paul Erhard’s aim (in teaching) is to help his students become their own best teachers so that they are able to progress quickly and achieve the musicals goals they aspire to reach." (source: http://www.amazingbass.net)
It will be lovely if I could get a chance to learn from him somehow. Meantime, to learn more Dr Paul Erhard, here are some websites that you can visit:
* Note: According to reliable sources, there may be a change in the venue to the recital studio. Nevertheless, it will still be at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
YouTube video source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUScezb4Dfk (opening section of Bottesini's Sonnambula)