Maggie Hasspacher

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Maggie Hasspacher is an actively performing bassist/vocalist originally from the Detroit area. She studies at the University of Michigan as a DMA student in classical bass performance, but also sings and plays bass as a single performer. She premieres and commissions new works for double bass and voice by composers such as Noah Meites, Sarah Gibson, Christopher Rountree and Timo Andres, and writes her own tunes, a collection of which is found on her first solo singer/songwriter EP, We Shall Overcome. Recently, she performed and taught at Twin Cities Bass Camp in St. Paul, MN, recorded on Amy K Bormet’s new EP Sad Songs, and traveled to Switzerland to attend the Lucerne Festival Academy. Her newly-launched Detroit projects include an artist collective with ceramicist Kelly Haehl and a summer concert series featuring Detroit artists called IUMC Jams. She has given live performances and been interviewed on LA’s Global Village radio show, Miami’s local NPR station, 91.3 WLRN and been written about in Al Jazeera America, LA-based blog The Artificialist, and the LATimes.