Mike White

Mike White, a native of Flossmoor, IL, is a doctoral student and teaching assistant for the University of Iowa’s double bass studio.  Mike holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Illinois State University and completed his Master’s degree at the University of Iowa. He performs with the UI Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Center for New Music.  Off campus, Mike is a member of the Waterloo/Cedar-Falls Symphony Orchestra and substitutes regularly with Orchestra Iowa, Peoria Symphony, and other regional ensembles. Mike is currently the Double Bass Instructor at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.  Outside of his musical life, Mike is an accomplished bus driver with the University of Iowa’s Cambus transit system.  In 2013, he received the Cambus Driver of the Year award as well as a Professional Driver Recognition award from the Iowa Public Transit Association. Mike’s other interests include aviation, travel, reading, and referring to himself in the third person



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