Curtis Scheschuk

Conservatory Instructor
Double Bass

Curtis Scheschuk has been performing with ensembles across Canada for the last 10 years. Curtis is the Head of the String Department at Regina’s Conservatory of Performing Arts where he teaches the double bass, chamber music and works with young string players through the Earlybirds Ensembles. As the double bass instructor at the Regina Summer Strings Workshop he has worked with students who have gone on to perform with the Regina Symphony Orchestra. Curtis studied performance practice with renowned Baroque/Classical violinist Stanley Ritchie at the Indiana University School of Music’s Early Music Institute, Double Bass with string pedagogue Lawrence Hurst and former NBC Orchestra Bassist Murray Grodner at Indiana University, as well as Joel Quarrington at the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Curtis is the director and one of the founding members of The Boundary Ensemble.

He has performed and recorded with Toronto’s Classical Music Consort and Aradia Ensemble, Baroque Music by the Grange, The Bloomington Early Music Festival, Grand River Baroque Festival, Regina Symphony Orchestra, Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra London, The Windsor Symphony, Ray Bell, Shamma Sabir, Juno Award winning violinist Shannon Johnson of The Mcdades and WCMA winning guitarist Joel Fafard.

  • BMus – University of Regina
  • MMus – Indiana University

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