Bass Coach and EIP Faculty
Bruce Moyer received a Master’s degree in performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Upon graduation, he became Principal Bassist of the Portland Maine Symphony before coming to California to accept positions with the Sacramento Symphony, the San Jose Symphony, and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. In addition, he has freelanced with all of the major Bay Area performing organizations, including the symphony, ballet, and opera orchestras of San Francisco. Currently, he is a member of Symphony Silicon Valley, the Carmel Bach Festival, and is Principal Bass of the Monterey Symphony. In addition to performing, Professor Moyer strongly believes in the importance of music education in society and is a faculty member at Santa Clara and Stanford Universities as well. He teaches double bass in the Endangered Instruments Program and coaches at various GSYO ensembles.