String Bass

Chien-chien started playing double bass at an early age. Her extensive musical studies have spanned multiple continents. Her undergraduate degree is from Taipei National University of the Arts and a post graduate advanced Certificate of Performance from the Berlin University of the Arts. The latter studying with renowned bass professor Michael Wolf. She further augmented her formal education by engaging in multiple Master Classes with many notable bassists; Ludwig Streicher (Vienna Philharmonic), Thomas Martin (London Symphony), and Eugene Levinson (New York Philharmonic).

Musical highlights; Principal Bass and Assistant Principal responsibilities with the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra (Taipei), Huntington Beach Symphony, La Mirada Symphony and section work in other Southern California and Taiwan symphonies In addition to the symphonic format, Chien-Chien has performed chamber music and solo ensemble concerts in Southern California, Berlin and Taipei.

Chein-chein is also very committed to passing on her knowledge by teaching advanced double bass technique to accomplished SoCal students. She is currently the Double Bass instructor in Orange County School of the Arts.