Larry Hurst

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Larry Hurst is an American double bassist and professor.


Hurst began double bass at 13 and two years later he was the "youngest principal bassist of the Norfolk Symphony (now the Virginia Symphony), and entered the University of Michigan with a full General Motors scholarship in 1955 as a bass major, under the mentorship of Clyde Thompson." When he finished his degree "he was awarded the Stanley Medal, the School of Music’s highest award for a graduating senior."[1]

"In 1986 he joined the faculty of the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University and was the chair of the String Department until 2012."[2] "In 1967, he joined the summer faculty of the famed National Music Camp (now the Interlochen Arts Camp)".[3]

"His former students can be found in many prestigious orchestras, including Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Indianapolis, and Atlanta."[4]


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