Yoshiaki Horiguchi, Instructor

Instructor: String Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Violin Lessons, Viola Lessons, Cello Lessons, Conducting Lessons, Music Theory Lessons, Music History Lessons

Yoshiaki Horiguchi graduated with honors as a Linehan Artist Scholar at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Yoshi majored in double bass performance, music education, and received his certification to teach music in the Maryland public school system. He has sat principal bass of the UMBC symphony orchestra for four years where he was featured as a soloist as a winner of the 2011 concerto competition. Yoshi is continuing to actively freelance in the DC/metropolitan area as a solo, orchestral, jazz, rock, and chamber musician. Most recently, he performed with the National Music Festival Symphony Orchestra where he recorded for the Naxos label.

In addition to being an active performer, Yoshi is an experienced educator. Having founded the double bass program at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s ORCHkids program, served as an adjunct faculty at Carroll Community College, and joined the faculty of the Peabody Bass Works summer program, his teaching experience is vast and in-depth. He has also taught Suzuki violin and cello at the ORCHkids program and has teaching experience in the Maryland public school system. Most recently, he has conducted BSO ORCHkids string ensembles, various middle and high school groups in the Maryland public school system, and the National Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.

Yoshi has full confidence that if any student in his music studio demonstrates focus and dedication, the skills they take away will allow them to exceed the highest standards in all aspects of life.

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