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Scholarly Interest Report
Timothy Pitts
Professor of Double Bass
Primary Department
   Shepherd School of Music
Selected Publications

Erberk Eryilmaz "Thracian Airs of Beside Sultan." In Press

Creative Works
 Performances - Apollo Chamber Players
 I was the guest bassist for the world premier os THRACIAN AIRS of BESIME SULTAN by Erberk Eryilmaz, Apollo Chamber Players with Timothy Pitts, Duncan Recital Hall, Rice (5/1)
 Performances - Da Camera
 Performes APPALACHIAN SPRING by Aaron Copland, Wortham , Houston (9/26)
 Performances - Featured Soloist
 Featured Soloist with Western States Honors Orchestra, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley (11/4-6)
 Performances - Principal Bass
 Served as principal bass for IRIS ORCHESTRA, Germantown Performing Arts Center, Tenn. (12/5-6)
 Performances - Shepherd ENCORES
 Special event for Shepherd Society., Timothy Pitts, Desmond Hoebig, Stude Concert Hall, Rice
 Performances - Solo Recital
 Works for bass and piano, Northern Louisiana State U., Natchitoches,LA (9/30)
 Other - "Duo" by Robert Yekovich
 Recored the "Duo" for clarinet bass and tape., Timothy Pitts,Alan Blustein, Stude Hall, Rice (March 28-29,2012)
 Performances - Dittersdorf Sinfonia Concertante
 Performed with SSCO, Timothy Pitts,Ivo Jan Van der Werff, Larry Rachleff, Stude Hall, Rice (2/4)
 Performances - Duo Bassi Profundi
 Duo recital , Timothy Pitts,Edwin Barker, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport,MA (&/24)
 Performances - Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
 Performances with, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Jeffrey Kahane conductor, (10/6,10/7,2/25.2/26)
 Performances - Mainly Mozart Festival
 Performed as principal bass, Balboa Hall, San Diego (7/5-16)
 Other - Recorded the complete trio sonatas of Jan Dismas Zelenka for Crystal Records
 Dallas, TX

"Master class at Austin Bass Fest." (9/23)


"Master class at Colburn School." (10/5)


"Master class at North Carolina School of the Arts." (3/19)


"Master class at Pittsburgh Bass Symposium." (3/18)

Residencies & Summer Festivals
 Guest Principal Bass, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. , Los Angeles, CA. (10/11)
 Summer Festival
 Founding Director, Double Bass Department Montecito International Music Festival. , Montecito, CA. (7/11-8/11)
 Mainly Mozart Festival. Principal bass in chamber orchestra, San Diego. (6/5-19)
 Principal Double Bass, Mainly Mozart Festival . , San Diego, CA. (6/11)
 Strings in the Mountains. Principal bass, Steamboat Springs, CO. (6/24-7/5)
 Josh Halpern. Recital committee member, Duncan Hall. (1/13,1/22)
 Rebecca Reale. Mock audition committee member, Hirsch Hall at Rice. (3/11)
 Toni Gan. Mock audition committee member, 1133 at Rice. (4/12)
 Master Class
 Master Class. , Manhattan School of Music. (April 2011)
 Master Class-Pittsburgh Bass Symposium. (5/3)
 Master Class-Western States Honors Orchestra. (11/6)
 Presented Chi Chi Nwanoku . , Duncan Recital Hall. (2/12)