Stephen Schermer, Double Bass, performs with the quartet TORCH, the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, the North Corner Chamber Orchestra and is an Affiliate Artist at University Of Puget Sound. Previously he has held positions with the Oregon Symphony and the Spokane Symphony. He has been a part of many chamber music series and festivals including First Mondays at Jordan Hall, The Jacobsen Series, Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival, Women Who Score, and the Olympic Music Festival. He is active in the recording industry and is sought after as a clinician, coach, and adjudicator throughout the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Schermer received his BA with honors from Eastern Washington University, his MM with honors from the New England Conservatory, and continued his studies for 2 summers at the Tanglewood Music Center.