Alex Olson, Bass

Alex OlsonAlex is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and has a Diploma of Jazz and Commercial Music from Capilano College. He is a Sessional Instructor of Double Bass at the University of Victoria. Born in Victoria, BC, Alex is seen often in concerts and gigs, not only in the capital region but also in Sidney, Duncan, Nanaimo and Vancouver. He has performed with the Palm Court Orchestra, Sidney Classical Orchestra, Raven Baroque, Vancouver Island Symphony, JamShed, The Klez, Victoria Operatic Society, Vancouver Symphony, Pacific Opera, Victoria Bach Ensemble and numerous jazz and folk ensembles.


Hometown: Victoria, BC

First season with the VS: 1976/77

Most memorable VS experience: Always the most recent concert.

Hobbies and interests: mandolin and Eastern European folk dance music, jazz bass

Favourite things to do around the capital region: spending time with the dog and cat in Summit park; watching the migrating geese fly in and out of the Smith Hill reservoir.

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