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Christopher HanulikBack To Artist-Faculty

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Christopher Hanulik, double bass, joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1984 and was appointed principal bass in 1987. He has also served as principal bass of the Cleveland Orchestra. During his tenure in Cleveland, he made numerous recordings, including Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat, conducted by Pierre Boulez for Deutsche Grammophon. Mr. Hanulik appears regularly on the Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Music Society and Green Umbrella new music concerts. He has performed with the Miami String Quartet and Jacques Thibaud String Trio, and with the Chicago String Quartet at the Sedona Chamber Music Festival. Mr. Hanulik has served oZn the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Kent-Blossom Music Festival, Pepperdine University, and California State University, Northridge. He has given master classes at The Juilliard School, Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, Colburn School for the Performing Arts, University of Southern California, and the Corwin Seminars. He is currently a faculty member of the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Mr. Hanulik is an AMFS alumnus and attended The Juilliard School, where he studied with Homer R. Mensch.

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