Dr. James K. Bass, Artistic Director

July 1, 2017 marked the beginning of Dr. Bass’s appointment as the Long Beach Camerata Singers’ Artistic Director.

Dr. Bass is Professor and Director of Choral Studies at UCLA.

In 2015, he received a Grammy nomination for his solo vocal work with the Texas-based ensemble Conspirare. Dr. Bass received his DMA in conducting from the University of Miami in 2005 and both Bachelor and Master degrees from the University of South Florida, Tampa. He is active in several professional associations, including the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), serving as an Executive Board member in the Central Division.

Welcome, Dr. Bass – we’re thrilled to have you as our Artistic Director!

Attention Choral Singers:

Auditions are being held August held Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16 for the Long Beach Camerata Singers. Dedicated to excellence in choral music, the Long Beach Camerata Singers (LBCS) enrich the lives of our communities and performers through a broad spectrum of repertoire, innovative programming, and arts education.

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