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Bass, in-person or hybrid

$30/30 minutes; $45/45 minutes; $60/60 minutes


Mike White is currently an Assistant Professor at Augustana College where he teaches applied double bass and string methods. He also holds faculty positions at St. Ambrose University and Cornell College, teaching applied double bass and bass guitar. Mike received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Double Bass Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa where he studied with Professor Volkan Orhon. His dissertation, “The Double Bass Extension - A Compendium for Performance,” was developed as a technical guide for those using a C-extension on their instrument. Previously, Mike studied with Dr. William Koehler at Illinois State University where he received his Bachelor of Music degree...READ MORE

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richard wagor

Bass, in-person or hybrid

$35/30 minutes; $40/45 minutes; $45/60 minutes


Double bassist and electric bassist Richard Wagor currently resides in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Richard, in earning his BA in music from the University of Iowa and a MM from Manhattan School of Music, has worked with various teachers including Eldon Obrecht, Diana Gannett, Homer Mensch, and Robert Kassinger. Richard has also performed in a wide variety of professional settings. Richard has played orchestrally as a member of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Principal Bass in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, and both Principal Bass and assistant principal bass in the Dubuque Symphony...READ MORE

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