Josh Kerr +

Josh Kerr +

Principal Bass

Josh Kerr began studying the double bass at age eight with private teacher Judith Hanna in LaGrange, IL.  After four years performing with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and two summers at the Northwestern High School Music Institute, Mr. Kerr moved to Rochester, NY, to study with James VanDemark at the Eastman School of Music.  During his education, Mr. Kerr performed at Carnegie Hall with the New York String Seminar and toured Europe with the North Carolina School of the Arts.  Mr. Kerr currently is among the premier bassists in the region, having performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble, Catskill Symphony, Vermont Symphony, and Glimmerglass Opera. Mr. Kerr can also be seen regularly in the bass sections of the Syracuse and Albany Symphonies. A member of the Binghamton Philharmonic, Mr. Kerr currently enjoys living in Savannah, NY, from where he maintains his position as principal bass of both Cayuga Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes.

+ On leave for 2016-17


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