DOUBLE BASS

Contracted Orchestral Positions:
    Principal Bassist, Florida Symphony Orchestra/ Orlando, Florida   Four Seasons
    Staatsorchester Braunschweig/ Braunschweig, Germany
    Aspen Chamber Symphony/ Aspen, Colorado
    Columbus Symphony/  Columbus, Ohio
    Arius Chamber Society/ Edina (Minneapolis), MInnesota


The Arius Chamber Ensemble, created and led by Robert (Bob) Fried,  consisted of approximately 12 string players performing without conductor.   Craig was the single double bassist from 2004-7, as Arius played numerous concerts in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area.   

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Summer Festivals, Substitute and Related Work/ Aushilfer:
    Osnabrücker Sinfoniker(Osnabrück Opera Orchestra)/ Osnabrück
    Staatsorchester Kassel/ Kassel
    Radio Symphony Orchester Berlin/ Berlin            
    Mozarteum Sommerakademie Orchester, Salzburg, Austria
    Rome Festival Orchestra, including members of RAI Rome Orchestra/ Italy
    Superior Festival Orchestra, Marquette MI
    Dartmouth Congregation of the Arts, Hanover,  NH
    Florida Gulf Coast Symphony, Tampa-St. Petersburg FL
    Jacksonville Symphony, Jacksonville FL
    Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, Duluth MN
    Marquette Symphony Orchestra, Marquette MI

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Bass Professors and Teachers:
James Clute                     Minnesota Orchestra, University of Minnesota                                       
Joseph Guastafeste         Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Principal
Warren Benfield;              Chicago Symphony, Professor at Northwestern Univ.  
Lucas Drew                      At Dartmouth Colllege, then Professor, Univ of Florida at Coral Gables
Stuart Sankey                   At the Aspen Music School; then Professor at University of Texas at Austin

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  International Society of Bassists (ISB)
        Craigis a member of the ISB.    Piano accompanist at the 2003, 2005 and 2009 ISB conventions.
        He has accompanied, amongst others:
                      Jukka Linkola Concerto Premiere, Evan Premo, Bassist (2005)
                      Josep Quer Agusti (Spain) Solo Recital (2005)
                      Yann Dubost (Paris), winner of 2005 ISB Double Bass Competition.
                      Solo Competition contestants (2003,5 and 9)
                      ISB Young Bassists Concert Concerto Winners: Erin Lobb, Danielle Jones (2003)
                      Young bassist concerto competition participants

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Twin Cities and Kansas City Double Bass Workshops (2014-2017)
     Accompanist and Double Bass Participant