Laura McCreery


Laura McCreery
orchestra member, double bass tutti
Education and training:
Cleveland Institute of Music, Case Western Reserve University - Bachelor of Music Degree, with honours (1977)
Wiener Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst - graduation concert, with honours (1982)
Teachers:
David Perlman, principal double bass with the Cleveland Orchestra
Prof. Ludwig Streicher

Competitions:
Wolfgang Hock International String Quartet, Germany, first prize (1981)

Awards and recognitions:
Pi Kappa Lambda, member (1977)
Austrian scholarship for international students (1978-1982)
Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research - Merit Award (1982)
Cleveland Institute of Music, Alumni Achievement Award (1993)
Hungarian State Opera - rated as “excellent” (2002)

Professional career:
Cleveland Institute of Music, double bass teacher in youth and adult programmes (1976-1978)
Canton Symphony Orchestra, double bass (1976-1978)
Colorado Philharmonic Orchestra, principal double bass (1978, 1979)
Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Wiener Volksoper, Wiener KammerOrchester, Twentieth Century Orchestra, auxiliary double bass (1978-1982)
Vienna Master Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Hall, London (1982)
Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe, Germany, assistant principal first double bass (1982-1989)
Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Heidelberg-Mannheim, Musikschule der Stadt Ettlingen, double bass teacher (1987-1989)
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, double bass (1989-)