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Glenn Basham,concertmaster Front left

Glenn Basham is currently in his fifteenth season as the concertmaster of the Naples Philharmonic. Judging from reviews he is one of Naple's most beloved musicians.

Some Reviews...

"Glenn Basham, a superb violinist..." - Naples Florida Weekly, Jan 2009

"...fine form, with sweet, full tones" - Naples Daily News, March 2009

"Concertmaster Glenn Basham and Assistant concertmaster Ming Gao wove a tight, touching violin duet in the "Tannhauser overture" - Naples Daily News, Jan 2008.

On Ginastera's Variaciones Concertantes: "The frenetic, perpetual-motion solo by concertmaster Glenn Basham was the piece-de-resistnce of a work that almost took one's breath away." -, Feb 2006

On Stravinsky's Violin Concerto: "Glenn Basham ... took on the shifting focus of the concerto's four movements and made them his own".- Naples Daily News, Nov 2004

On Tchaikovsky's Violin concerto in D Major: "From feather-light musical whispers to explosive instrumental fireworks, the sheer authority of Basham's plalying was a credit to Naples' growing musical reputation." - Naples Daily News, Oct 2000