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Maggie Hasspacher is a bassist, vocalist and songwriter based in Vancouver, BC. She is the principal bass of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, extra musician with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and principal bass of the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra. She also performs internationally as a solo artist, featured by such presenters as the Lucerne Festival’s Forward Festival in Switzerland, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s Day of Music, Quarantine Concerts based in Sweden, and Sunday Sound Streams based in Los Angeles. She has sung on soundtracks for TV shows on the History Channel and PBS, given live solo radio performances for KPCC-FM Los Angeles and WLRN-FM Miami, and released recordings through labels Purple Mollusk Music and R-Team Duo Recordings.
As a member of Grammy-nominated LA-based ensemble Wild Up, her singing has been mentioned in the Los Angeles Times and New York Times and she was interviewed by Strad Magazine as a bass/voice artist in the January 2020 issue. Dr. Hasspacher also has a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Michigan in bass performance and pedagogy.