Sbastien Dub

Sebastien Dub began his musical studies at Conservatoire du Qubec, where he graduated with a Dplome dtudes suprieures, continuing at Rice University (Houston, Texas) and then for two years at the University of Southern California, where he completed his Masters degree, studying both jazz and classical music. His principal teachers were Luc Svigny, Paul Ellison, Dennis Trembly, John Clayton and Edwin Barker. Dub worked as a freelancer in North America for two years with different orchestras, such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, lOrchestre Symphonique de Qubec, etc., before moving to Scandinavia. From 1993 to 1996 he was Assistant Principal Double Bass at the Bergen Philharmonic; from 1996 to 2000 Principal Bass of Norrlands Opera. In 2000 he took up the position of Principal Bass of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. He has also appeared as a soloist with some of these orchestras.

His entire life has been devoted to working with different types of music, mostly jazz, folk music and of course classical today, parallel to his orchestra career, he works with jazz in the Ivar Kolve Trio, Jonas Knutson Quartet, and in the duo Maria Johanson and Sbastien Dub (bass and vocal), among others. His folk music partners include the Ale Mller Band, Duo Nyckelharpa and Bass (Torbjrn Nsbom), Harv, etc. In his remaining time, he organises concerts mixing different types of music and musicians together, including world music, jazz, folk or classical and sometimes even with symphony orchestras!

Sbastien Dub recently began teaching at the Domaine Forget Summer Festival in Qubec, coaching for the Baltic Youth Philharmonic and now also holds positions on the faculties at rebro Universitet and Ingesund Hgskola.

His goal is to learn as much as he can about music, with the help of his bass