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Ruben Gonzalez

Ruben Gonzalez
Courses Taught
Double Bass

BM-Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
MM-DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Ruben has had a rich, diverse music career through out the Chicago-land area and beyond. Performing with ensembles such as the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, The Oistrach Symphony, The Lira Ensemble, Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Folks Operetta and The New Philharmonic Symphony.   He has also performed in the theatrical productions, including a solo performance with The House Theatre’s production of “Odradek.”  He has also made audio/video recordings for movie soundtracks, operas and music albums. 
Ruben is currently the double bass coach for the Northwest Indiana Youth Orchestra, as well as the bass instructor for the Merrillville Indiana Community School Corporation. Ruben enjoys working with students of all ages and levels, and sharing his passion for the double bass.