Dartmouth Events

Kyle Augustine, double bass (Music Now!)

U.S. Navy Band principal bassist Kyle Augustine presents a solo recital with Dartmouth double bass faculty Nick Browne and an octet of student musicians.

Thursday, April 4, 2024
12:00pm – 1:00pm
East Reading Room, Baker-Berry Library
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Arts and Sciences, Performances

Presented by the music department Music Now! concert series


Johann Baptist Vanhal - Double Bass Concerto in E-flat major (premiere harmonie octet arrangement by Nicholas Browne)

Kyle Augustine, double bass

Elsa Coulam and Brin Jaffe, flutes
Nathaniel Chen and Anika Larson, oboes
Emma Ratchford and Ramsey Ash, clarinets
Shisui Torii, horn
Sonny Hur, bassoon

Double bass duets (to be announced from the stage)

Kyle Augustine and Nicholas Browne, double basses

Kyle Augustine is a double bassist and electric bassist that performs in the Washington, D.C. area. He is a member of the United States Navy Band, associate principal bassist with the Fairfax Symphony, and member of the American Festival Pops Orchestra. He made his solo debut in 2017 performing Niccolo Paganini's Moses Variations on tour with the Navy Band.

As an educator, Kyle has served on the faculties of Catholic University and George Mason University. He is currently the bass teacher at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia, and maintains a private studio in his home.

Kyle received a Bachelor of Music in 2005 from George Mason University and a Master of Music in 2008 from the Peabody Conservatory, both in double bass performance. As a student he enjoyed summers performing at the Chautauqua and Kent/Blossom music festivals. His primary teachers were Glenn Dewey, Paul Johnson, and Curtis Burris.


For more information, contact:
Grant Cook

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.