Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

Bass Unit 1
Jul 16Aug 4, 2023 in Seattle, WA
at Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute


Bass Unit 1

Instructor: Anna Doak

Additional Schedule Information

This is a hybrid course.

This portion of the workshop is entirely online via Zoom. Times listed are in Pacific time:
Sunday, July 16, 2-5 pm
Tuesday, July 18, 6-9 pm
Thursday, July 20, 6-9 pm
Sunday, July 23, 2-5 pm
Tuesday, July 25 6-9 pm
Thursday, July 27 6-9 pm

This portion of the workshop is in person at Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute:
Monday July 31- Friday August 4 from 3:30-5:30 pm

Event Description

28 class hours: 18 hours online and 10 hours in-person.
15 hours observations: 5 hours online and 10 hours in-person

Attendance at all class hours and completion of the observations is necessary to register the course with the SAA. Though specific training class hours are listed above, participants should plan to be at JSSI all day beginning at 8:30 am when the first student classes begin. 

Visit https://japanseattle.org/bass-courses/ for all scheduling and course details.

Prerequisite course:

Every Child Can!, or Filosofía

Audition: Bass Basic, or Bass Comprehensive.

Deadline: All audition materials must be submitted by July 2 *

Price: $725.00

0 enrolled out of 10 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

Anna Doak

Anna Doak graduated magna cum laude from Cornish College of the Arts with a B.A. in double bass performance. She is currently a member of the Northwest Sinfonietta and on faculty at the Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute. Formerly principal bassist with the National Academy Orchestra of Canada, Anna has also performed with the Seattle Symphony, Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Astoria Music Festival, Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival, and on numerous recording projects. Anna taught at double bass at Western Washington University before having a family, and has since chosen to focus on building her Seattle teaching studio. Her arrangements for double bass ensemble have been published and performed world wide.


Sunday, July 16 to Friday, August 4, , 2023


This event will be held online.

Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute

3307 3rd Ave W
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle WA 98119

Phone: 425-298-3014
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More Info & Contact

Website: www.japanseattle.org

Erin Rushforth, Director

Phone: (425) 298-3014
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Chloe Ross-Massey, Assistant Director

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