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José C.
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My professional experience and expertise an a symphony musician and educator will provide for a unique and fun time learning to play the cello. Are you ready?
About José C.

Hi! Thank you for stopping by my site. My name is José C. For over 20 years I have had the privilege of teaching and working as a professional musician in the US and South America. I enjoy teaching, learning, and taking up new challenges. I have been able to help and guide many of my students to reach their goals and succeed in their careers. I am looking forward to meet you and ideally to help you reach your goals. Please check out the rest of my profile and don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions. Be well, be safe, have fun.

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Mr. Carrion helped me immensely during my time with him, and I learned so much about how to be a great bass player. He taught me many things that I was not previously aware of and helped me with my college auditions. Overall, I had a really good time with him and he was a great help.

Posted Dec 20, 2020
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José es una persona increíble, si no sabes como empezar o continuar tú camino musical, él es el indicado... junto con toda la experiencia que tiene por tocar por el mundo, su pedagogía y atencion personalizada (junto con tú trabajo por supuesto) te harán tomar y aire y decir yo puedo hacer esto.

Posted Apr 15, 2020
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Es mi privilegio emitir que le Mgst. José Carrión, con quien tuve el honor de estudiar durante los años 2017 - 2019 es un excelente docente, de los mejores que he tenido a lo largo de mi aprendizaje musical que cumple a cabalidad las labores encomendadas y es miembro respetable y productivo de la sociedad. Por esta múltiples otras razones que con mucho gusto puedo comunicarle si lo considera necesario, es un privilegio para mí, el otorgar mi recomendación personal. Sé que, sin duda, en cualquier lugar, él dejara muy en alto su propio buen nombre y el mío. Atentamente, Alondra Bravo Translated using Google Translate. It is my privilege to issue you Mgst. José Carrión, with whom I had the honor of studying during the years 2017 - 2019, is an excellent teacher, one of the best I have had throughout my musical training, who fully fulfills the tasks entrusted and is a respectable and productive member of society. . For these multiple other reasons that I can gladly communicate to you if you consider it necessary, it is a privilege for me to grant my personal recommendation. I know that, without a doubt, anywhere, he raised his own good name and mine very high. Sincerely, Alondra Bravo

Posted Apr 9, 2020
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Experience
Professor of Double Bass (Adjunct),
Jan 2020 - Present
North Greenville University
Double Bass Applied and Elective private lessons.
Regular and Sub Double Bass
Sep 1998 - Present
Greenville Symphony Orchestra, SC
Assistant and Acting Principal Double Bass, and Substitute
Sep 1997 - Present
South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, SC
Chamber Music and Contemporary Music Director
Jan 2015 - Oct 2019
Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, Ecuador
Principal Bass
Oct 2013 - Oct 2019
Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, Ecuador
Full time orchestra, 11-month season, weekly concerts including opera and ballet)
Professor of Double Bass and Chamber Music
Mar 2014 - Aug 2019
University of Cuenca, Ecuador
Graduated the first Ecuadorian student with an undergraduate performance degree in double bass
Orchestra Teacher and Director
Aug 2002 - Jul 2013
Richland School District Two, SC
Education
Masters in Music Performance
Aug 2007 - May 2010
University of South Carolina
Bachelors in Music Performance
Aug 1996 - May 2002
University of South Carolina
Languages
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Certifications
Teacher Certification
Aug 2002
Department of Education, State of South Carolina
active 2002-2017
Awards
2nd highest score in teacher evaluation
Dec 2017
University of Cuenca, Ecuador
Highest score in annual employee evaluation
Dec 2017
Cuenca Symphony Orchestra, Ecuador
National Symphony / Kennedy Center Teacher Fellowship 2008
Jul 2008
Department of Education, State of South Carolina
Affiliations
International Society of Bassists
Sep 2018
The International Society of Bassists was founded by the world-renowned virtuoso Gary Karr in 1967. With nearly 3,000 members in over 40 countries, the ISB publishes a triannual magazine, Bass World, with an eclectic mix of articles about soloists, jazz and orchestral players, early music, pedagogy, international personalities and orchestras and reviews of new print music and recordings, plus monthly e-newsletters and communications.

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