Building a technical and musical foundation

Reflections | David Allen Moore, Double Bass
Bt_movie_not_in_use First step of the preparation process is building/prioritize your essentials 00h:00m:51s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Without being able to do something in isolation, one will not be able to do it in rhythm, articulation, context, style, character, etc. 00h:01m:14s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Importance of preparation experience for very deep technical foundation that's required 00h:01m:49s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Auditions are just the world's shortest, most poorly planned unaccompanied recital 00h:02m:07s


Los Angeles Philharmonic bassist David Allen Moore talks about building a technical and musical foundation

Instruments:
Double Bass



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David Allen Moore
Double Bass

David Allen Moore graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 1993 where he studied with Dennis Trembly, Paul Ellison, and John Clayton. Mr. Moore continued his studies in Boston, working privately with Boston Symphony Orchestra principal bass Edwin Barker while performing with Boston Baroque, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, Emmanuel Music, and the Boston Pops Esplanade orchestra. Mr. Moore performed as a substitute with the Los Angeles Philharmonic during the 1995/96 season, after which he was a member of the Houston Symphony bass section under maestro Christoph Eschenbach, from 1996 to 1999. In January of 2000 Moore became the newest member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s bass section and was promoted to the 4th chair by audition in October of the same year.

From 2003-2009 Mr. Moore was a faculty member at the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles. Mr. Moore has been a faculty member of the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music since 2000. Since 2007 Mr. Moore has been a faculty member at Domaine Forget in Quebec, Canada.