Mr. Jarrett L. Bastow

Bass, Cello Teacher

Jarrett Bastow

SAA Member


Tulsa, OK
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Jarrett Bastow is an active performer, Suzuki teacher and arts administrator in the Arklassouri radius (Northwest Arkansas, Northeast Oklahoma and Southwest Missouri). His Suzuki training began at Northwestern University when he took Suzuki Pedagogy with Gilda Barston in 2013.  He continued his training with notable teacher trainers including Dr. Beth Cantrell, Dr. Andrea Yun, Dr. Shu-Yi Scott (Cello 1-4) Dr. Kate Jones and Virginia Dixon (Bass 1-3 & 5).

Jarrett is a professional bassist and cellist based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He is Principal Bass for the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Assistant Principal Bass for Springfield (MO) Symphony Orchestra, and Section Bass for Tulsa Symphony.  Jarrett has performed with Signature, Bartlesville, Arkansas, Texarkana and Shreveport Symphonies.

Jarrett’s principal teachers include Erik Johnson, Nicholas Walker, Andrew Raciti and Lauren Pierce. He earned his Bachelor of Music from Ithaca College (’11), Master of Music from Northwestern University (’13), and a Master of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management from Colorado State (’18).