José R. Bas is in great search as a violinist and as a teacher. He is also a composer and arranger. José's music work began in his native Puerto Rico at the age of 9. He graduated Cum Laude from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and got a Masters degree from the University of Miami. He has studied under very prestigious violinists like Kachiro Figueroa, Thomas Moore, Harvey Thurmer, Howard Beebe, and Karen Lowry. José has also took part in Master class sessions with world renown violinists like Andrés Cárdenes (soloist and Concertmaster at Pittsburg Symphony), Ricardo Cyncynates (Assistant Concertmaster at National Symphony Orchestra), Rafael Druian (former Concertmaster at Cleveland Symphony), and Peter Zazofsky (Soloist).
José's music career also involves an extensive symphonic work with the Charlotte Philharmonic, Salisbury Symphony, Ballantyne Chamber Orchestra, Magnify Choir and Orchestra, Hendersonville Symphony, Miami Symphony, and the Symphony of the Americas; also, he has played in the Palm Beach Opera, Miami City Ballet, and the Puerto Rico Symphony. Through the years he has had the honor to play on stage with musical stars like Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Itzhak Perlman, Cho Lian Ling, Bernadette Peters, Kathy Lee Gifford, Luis Miguel, and Raul di Blasio, among many others.
José has been educating people for over 17 years and his passion for music reaches out to all of his students. He ignites talent within his students and as a result, they have been acknowledged across the region. His vast teaching career includes Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. He now teaches music and orchestra at Southlake Christian Academy in Huntersville, NC. José is a member of the Music Educators National Conference (MENC).
Highlights, Specialties & Features
- Violin lessons, Viola, Cello, Beginning guitar, Mandolin
Professional Associations & Certifications
- Lake Norman and Greater Charlotte area
|Person||Jose R. Bas|
|City||Huntersville , NC|
|Address||9111 Cedar River Rd|
|Phone Number||(704) 402-9003|