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James K. Bass

Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Concert: Mid-Century Modern
Concert Dates: October 26-28, 2018

Three-time Grammy-nominated artist James K. Bass is the Director of Choral Studies at the Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA, Artistic Director of the Long Beach Camerata Singers in Long Beach, CA, and Associate Conductor for the Miami-based ensemble Seraphic Fire. As a conductor, James has prepared choirs for Sir David Willcocks, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Gerard Schwarz, and many others. He has appeared as soloist or ensemble artist with some of America’s most important choirs including Conspirare, Seraphic Fire, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, and Trinity Wall Street among others. Recently, James launched a new collaboration between UCLA and Seraphic Fire, an “Ensemble Artist Program,” designed to train the next generation of high-level ensemble singers as well as co-founding the Aspen Music Festival’s new Professional Choral Institute.