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State College, PA

(814) 867-9935

Rick Hirsch is a nationally-known composer, arranger and jazz educator living in State College, PA. Check out his music, book a live jazz band in Central Pennsylvania.

Glenn Miller opening


Glenn Miller opening

Rick Hirsch

I just received notice of this road-gig vacancy...thought I'd share the news:

The Glenn Miller Orchestra is hiring a bassist.

  • hiring date of Thursday September 28th 2017.
  • All applicants must be a US citizen with a current/ valid passport.
  • Applicants should include several excerpts in various styles (swing, ballad, etc), a few solos, and use of the bow.
  • These excerpts are at the discretion of the candidate, should each be no more than a minute in length, and must be submitted in (individual) MP3 format.
  • Concise YouTube clips are encouraged but not required.
  • The firm deadline for audition submissions is Thursday August 24th 2017.

All auditions and inquiries should be submitted to:

Mr. Ashley Hall / road manager