Being a professional musician

Reflections | Leigh Mesh, Double Bass
Bt_movie_not_in_use Difference between being a student and a professional 00h:00m:12s
Bt_movie_not_in_use When you first are getting a job, concern is much more personal than interpersonal 00h:01m:02s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Everyone just wants to be inspired 00h:02m:25s


Leigh Mesh, double bass player from the Metropolitan Opera, shares his thoughts on being a professional musician

Instruments:
Double Bass



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Leigh Mesh
Double Bass

Leigh Mesh is Associate Principal Bass of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He joined the ensemble in 1993. Mr. Mesh is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. He has taught master classes at the New World Symphony in Miami, the Cincinnati Conservatory, the Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music. Mr. Mesh has performed regularly at the Verbier Music Festival, and with the MET Chamber Ensemble, the Caramoor Virtuosi, and the Brentano and Tokyo String Quartets. Mr. Mesh is an exclusive artist for Thomastik-Infeld Strings.