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Dr. Jack Unzicker

Dr. Jack Unzicker


Dr. Jack Unzicker is the Principal Double Bassist of the Dallas Chamber Symphony and the Plano Symphony Orchestra. He regularly performs with the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and the Dallas Opera. Dr. Unzicker is also an ardent and sought after chamber musician with recent performances with Amici di Corde San Marco, Caminos Del Inka, Chamber Music Festival Saugatuck, Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Gyros String Quintet, Orqesta Divertimento (Costa Rica), and Santa Fe Pro Musica.

Dr. Unzicker is the Associate Professor of Double Bass at the University of Texas at Arlington. Previously, he served on the faculties of Texas Tech University, Tarleton State University, Texas Woman’s University, Hong Kong Youth Music Camp, and as a guest artist at universities and conservatories. He has performed and lectured at the International Society of Bassists, American String Teachers Association, and Texas Music Educators Association Conventions. Dr. Unzicker is featured in articles on playing and teaching the double bass in The Strad and Strings Magazine.


Dr. Unzicker received his DMA and MM from the University of North Texas and BMus from Western Washington University.

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