Small_nws_excemption3 Shifting on the double bass

How-To | Evan Halloin, Double Bass
Bt_movie_not_in_use Definition of shifting 00h:00m:05s
Bt_movie_not_in_use An ideal shift is relaxed and accurate 00h:00m:21s
Bt_movie_not_in_use An ideal shift moves from the shoulder 00h:00m:34s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Important to move entire arm to maintain proper left hand shape 00h:01m:00s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Demonstration of an exercise to develop good shifts 00h:01m:13s
Bt_movie_not_in_use An exercise to improve awareness of the distance between two pitches 00h:02m:28s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Half step shift exercise from bassist Donald Palma 00h:03m:04s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Make shifts as relaxed as possible and to support the motion with the entire arm 00h:04m:01s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Mozart Symphony No. 40 demonstration 00h:04m:34s

New World Symphony bass fellow Evan Halloin demonstrates shifting technique and shifting exercises for the double bass

Double Bass


Evan Halloin
Double Bass

Evan Halloin joined the Kansas City Symphony in the 2012-2013 season. Prior to coming to Kansas City he was a member of the New World Symphony. He earned a master's degree from Rice University and a bachelor's degree from the New England Conservatory. His primary teachers include Timothy Pitts and Donald Palma. Mr. Halloin has performed as a substitute musician with the Chicago, Milwaukee, and Houston Symphony Orchestras. He is originally from De Pere, Wisconsin.