Chris Castro, double bass
Chris Castro is a composer and double bassist from Brooklyn, New York. He has a Ph.D. in Composition and Theory from UC Davis and a Bachelor's in Music from The Juilliard School in both double bass and composition. His recent compositional projects include a work for the St. Louis Symphony, a piano duo for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and a love song to drunkenness, Brooklyn Narcissus, a song cycle for soprano and mixed ensemble. He has performed as principal bass with a number of local orchestra including Camellia Symphony and UC Davis Symphony Orchestras. He currently lectures at UC Davis and Sacramento State University.