Bass Workshop Faculty
JORY HERMAN joined the double bass section of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the summer of 2017. He was a member of the San Diego Symphony from 2010-2017 and has previously performed with the National Symphony in Washington, D.C. and the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. A native of Houston, he received both a Bachelors and Masters of Music Performance in an Honors 5-year degree program at Rice University. Mr. Herman is an active recitalist and chamber musician regularly performing in the Southern California area with Art of Élan, Camarada, San Diego New Music, Carlsbad Music Festival, Ojai Music Festival, Camera Lucida, and other chamber music series. As an ardent teacher, he maintains a private teaching studio for all ages, is the bass instructor for local area youth symphonies and high school orchestras, founder and clinician at the annual San Diego Bass Fest, and recently was a Studio Artist Teacher at San Diego State University. As a recording artist, The Union-Tribune praised his debut album of music by J.S. Bach stating “You’ll never think of the bass the same way again.” He performs on a modern double bass made by luthier Daniel Hachez in 2003.