• Steve Benne
    Bass Instructor

    B.A. University of Iowa
    M.M. University of Indiana
    Email: sbenne@leeuniversity.edu

    Steve Benne is principal double bassist with the Knoxville Symphony, as well as the Bass Instructor at Lee University. Previously, he was principal double bassist with the New American Chamber Orchestra. Benne has performed at the Grec Festival, the Korsholm Music Festival, the Priory of Chirens Chamber Music Festival, and the Uppsala Festival. In the U.S., Benne has performed with the Florida International Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Grand Teton Music Festival. He was one of the consortium soloists to premier the Harbison Concerto for the Bass Viol with the Knoxville Symphony. Benne’s teachers include Lawrence Hurst, Stuart Sankey, and Eldon Obrecht. He plays a Cremonese bass made in 1683 by Aegidius Barzellini.

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6/25
Summer Music Camp
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Summer Music Camp

Held June 26-July 1, Lee University Music Camp 2017 is for students entering grade 9 through those entering college as freshmen. Music Camp 2017 offers an experience in learning about music that...

6/26
Summer Music Camp
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Summer Music Camp

Held June 26-July 1, Lee University Music Camp 2017 is for students entering grade 9 through those entering college as freshmen. Music Camp 2017 offers an experience in learning about music that...

6/27
Summer Music Camp
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Summer Music Camp

Held June 26-July 1, Lee University Music Camp 2017 is for students entering grade 9 through those entering college as freshmen. Music Camp 2017 offers an experience in learning about music that...

6/28
Summer Music Camp
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Summer Music Camp

Held June 26-July 1, Lee University Music Camp 2017 is for students entering grade 9 through those entering college as freshmen. Music Camp 2017 offers an experience in learning about music that...

6/29
Summer Music Camp
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Summer Music Camp

Held June 26-July 1, Lee University Music Camp 2017 is for students entering grade 9 through those entering college as freshmen. Music Camp 2017 offers an experience in learning about music that...

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