Nico AbondoloInternationally recognized double bass soloist, chamber musician and professor, Nico Abondolo debuted at fourteen with the LA Philharmonic and in 1983 became the first bassist ever to win first place in the International Geneva Competition in Switzerland. Mr. Abondolo is the principal bassist of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and has been guest principal of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. He has been a regular performer at SummerFest and at the St. Bart’s Festival. He is the bass professor at The Music Academy of the West and gives masterclasses throughout the US. He is also a composer, currently writing the score for the PBS documentary series, “Half the Sky”.

Nico Abondolo last performed for La Jolla Music Society in SummerFest 2016.

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