Fred Bretschger*

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Double Bass

A member of the Sarasota Music Festival faculty since 1993

Bretschger has been the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's assistant principal bass since 1980. He was formerly principal bass at the Houston and Indianapolis Symphonies. Bretschger has been a guest artist at various events including the Summer Arts Program at Humboldt College, Sandpoint, Steamboat Springs, Grand Teton, Tanglewood, Aspen, and the Santa Fe Opera Festivals. He is an accomplished composer, conductor, and arranger.