Leading Czech Double Bass Player ...
    ...teacher and member of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


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Pedagogical activity

Pedagogical activitySince 1980 Jiři Hudec has been a member of the faculty at the Prague Academy of Music and Arts where he lectures keen musicians. In 2001 he joined the academic staff of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he now teaches on a permanent basis. Jiří Hudec was recognised for his accomplishments, rewarded with an induction into the Fellowship of the Royal Northern College (UK).

He took part in seminars and masterclasses in Tokyo, Toyama and Memambetsu in Japan, Sommerakademie in Detmold  and Dresden, Capbreton, Glasgow, Beijing, Bass club at Menuhin school. Since 2013 leads regularly masterclasses at ISA Semmering (Austria).


He is invited as juror  to international competitions -  last one 2015  in Ankara  and  2016  in most prestigious  

ARD Munich.


The most significant pupils:

  • Božo Paradžik

    former solo bassist with the Stuttgart Symphony Orchestra and professor at Detmold and Freiburg, is pioneering new standards of virtuosity on the instrument. web

  • Petr Ries, 2cnd solo bassist of Czech philharmonic Orchestra, web
  • Roman Koudelka, member of Czech philharmonic Orchestra
  • Ondřej Balcar, member of Czech philharmonic Orchestra
  • Rastislav Sokol, principal bass player of Slovak philharmonic orchestra
  • Burak Marlali, principal bass player of Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig
  • Gijorgi Cincievski, principal bass player of Malta Philharmonic Orchestra