Adjunct Instructor of Music
Double Bass, Cello
D.M.A. in Double Bass Performance, University of North Texas
M.M. in Chamber Music Performance, University of Cape Town
B.M. in Cello Performance, University of Cape Town
Phone: (940) 898-2500
Gudrun Raschen has extensive solo, orchestral and chamber music experience on both double bass and cello. She has given concerts in South Africa, Namibia, the United States, Brazil, Poland, Finland, Italy and Germany. In 2005, she was invited to perform at the International Chamber Music Festival in South Africa, in 2008 at the Pan American Music Festival in South Texas and at the International Bass Convention in Poland and in 2011 at the Oficina de Música in Curitiba, Brazil. In addition, Dr. Raschen has taught and performed for five years at the Mittenwald International Double Bass Masterclasses in Germany.
Dr. Raschen has performed in solo and chamber music as well as in early music concerts on double bass and baroque cello with the Denton Bach society, the Orchestra of New Spain, Texas Camerata and performances at the Boston Early Music Festival with Collegium Musicum. She is an active freelance musician and has performed with orchestras including: Cape Town Philharmonic, Natal Philharmonic and in the US with the Fort Worth Symphony, Dallas and Texas Chamber Orchestras, Richardson Symphony, Wichita Falls Symphony and the East Texas Symphony. Dr. Raschen studied cello with Eugene Osadchy and double bass with Jeff Bradetich, she received her Doctorate in double bass performance at the University of North Texas in 2009. She teaches cello and double bass at Texas Woman’s University; recently founded the Bass and Cello Conservatory of Dallas where she teaches group and private lessons, and gives masterclasses and clinics throughout Texas.
Course numbers and titles:
MU 2041, 2042, 4041, 4042 Strings
MU 2521, 2531 Aural Skills III & IV
MU 3031 String Techniques
MU 3581 Chamber Music (Strings)
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