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Faculty / Mike Fittipaldi


String Bass, Electric Bass Guitar

Mike grew up in Pittsford, NY, and received his BA in Bass Performance from Hartt School and MA in Bass Performance from Ithaca College. Mike plays with Syracuse Symphony, Albany symphony, and Merry go Round Playhouse, and substitutes for Vermont Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Mike has also taught classes at Monroe Community College including Bass Guitar class and the History of Rock `n Roll. In addition to teaching bass and bass guitar at the Kanack school of music, Mike is also trained to teach Alice Kanack's method of Creative Ablilty Development (CAD).



Creative Ability + Music = Musicality,
Musicality + Technical Facility = Artistry