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Simandl Fan
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Location:
Wellesley, MASS
Occupation:
Middle school music teacher; piano tuner

Simandl Fan

Male, from Wellesley, MASS

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Wellesley, MASS
    Occupation:
    Middle school music teacher; piano tuner
    Current Setup:
    -1870s era bass, made by J. Geringer, Bohemia; C extension by Dennis Roy. German bow (unknown maker; can't read the name)
    Favorite Genres:
    classical; large symphonic works
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Former ass't principal, Hudson Valley Philharmonic; former principal, Greensboro Symphony,Civic Symphony of Boston, and New Philharmonia in Newton, MA. I now play with the Boston Civic Symphony (http://www.csob.org/)
    Influences and Teachers:
    My primary teacher was William Rhein, late ass't principal of the Boston Symphony. I have taken lessons with Bob Olson and John Salkowski, also of the Boston Symphony, and influences have to include Ed Barker, Todd Seeber, and Larry Wolfe (all BSO). Three of my four children are bassists, and all four (including the violist) were members of the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra (GBYSO)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    music, art, literature, nature, baseball, cooking, lap swimming, learning Latin

    Signature

    August 1 is Simandl's birthday. Please celebrate responsibly.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Simandl