Pascale Delache-Feldman, Teaching Associate
French double bassist, Pascale Delache-Feldman was a prizewinner at the Prague International Chamber Music Competition and received first prize for double bass at the Paris Conservatory with honors. As a soloist, she has performed with the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic, North Shore Philharmonic, Greensboro Festival Orchestra, Longy Chamber Orchestra and others. New Music Connoisseur described her playing from a recent concert as having “technical certainty and musical imagination” and by the Phoenix as “ a gifted colorist ….who produced an entire range of orchestral effects”.
An avid chamber musician, she has collaborated with violinists Midori, Joel Smirnoff, pianists Virginia Eskin, Victor Rosenbaum, Randall Hodgkinson, the Borromeo and St. Petersburg String Quartets, members of the Lark String Quartet, Fidelio and with soprano Dawn Upshaw. She has recorded chamber works with the Albany, Archetype, Arsis, AFKA and CRI labels. As co-founder of Cello e Basso (formerly the Axiom Duo) with cellist Emmanuel Feldman, they have concertized both here in the US and in Europe where the duo has toured in France, Germany, Austria and Hungary. Cello e Basso’s first CD was released on Synergy Classics in January 2002. Since 2001, Ms. Delache-Feldman has been the founder and artistic director of the Boston Bass Bash, an international festival dedicated to the double bass. A second-generation bassist, she studied with her father Jean-Claude Delache at age 10 at the Toulouse Conservatory, later studying with Jacques Cazauran and Frédéric Stochl at the Paris Conservatory where she earned her Bachelor of Music. Ms. Delache-Feldman came to the US to study with Roger Scott at the Curtis Institute of Music, where she received her Artist Diploma. She teaches double bass at the Longy School of Music, Brown and Tufts Universities, Rivers School of Music and privately.