Jon Stefaniak
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Orchestra Bassist

Jon Stefaniak

Male, 31, from Tokyo, Japan

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 7, 1985 (Age: 31)
    Location:
    Tokyo, Japan
    Occupation:
    Orchestra Bassist
    Current Setup:
    French Bows
    Andre Richaume, Marcel LaPierre

    Basses
    Joan Guillami 1767 (Torello-Karr),
    Colin Duchene à Nancy, 1877
    Paulo Antonio Testore 1759 (orchestra owned)

    French Bow by Steven Reiley
    German bass labeled Anton Schroeder

    Bass guitars:
    Ken Smith BSR5EG Fretless Claro Walnut
    Messed up Fender jazz
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Doerfler Student model French style
    Acoustic Image Contra amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Currently on Sue Lipkins' waiting list.... almost there

    Bows: Sue Lipkins, Boris Fritsch, Gilles Duhaut, Jean Grunberger. Good baroque and classical period bows.
    Basses: Mario Lamarre's beautiful creations.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Teachers - Stephen Lester (Chicago Symphony), Laura Snyder (Milwaukee Symphony)

    Inspiration from
    François Rabbath, Hal Robinson, Ed Barker, Klaus Stoll, Paul Ellison, Tim Cobb, Catalin Rotaru, Thierry Barbe, Gary Karr

    David McGill (former Chicago Symphony principal bassoon)
    Janos Starker's phenomenal cello technique.

    many others
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Photography, Bass Guitar, the occasional whisky.
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