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Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts - Faculty Information
Marc Chesanow
Teaching Associate

Department(s): Music
Degree: M.M. University of Memphis B.A. Eastman School of Music
Area of Study: Double Bass, Electric Bass
Office: EHFA 157
Phone: 843-349-2637
Marc Chesanow holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Memphis in addition to a Bachelor’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music in Double Bass performance. He has studied with world-renowned soloist James VanDemark, John Chiego from the University of Memphis, Louis Kosma from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Clute from the Minnesota Orchestra as well as others. He is a former member of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and was bassist at The Alabama Theatre for five years. In addition to his teaching at Coastal Carolina University, Marc is currently Music Director for Legends in Concert in Myrtle Beach. He also performs with the Long Bay Symphony. An avid jazz musician, Marc has studied jazz bass with Rufus Reid, Michael Moore and Tim Goodwin as well as jazz composition with Rayburn Wright and Bill Dobbins. His arrangements have been performed by the Long Bay Symphony and the Charleston Symphony. In 1993, Marc was awarded a Grammy award in the Student Jazz/Big Band category. Marc has performed with many artists including Rod Stewart, Bernadette Peters, Isaac Hayes, Maureen McGovern, Eddy Arnold, the Marvelettes, Joel Grey, Tommy Tedesco, The Moody Blues plus many others.
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Marc Chesanow
Teaching Associate - Music
** MUS-142E Applied Music: String Instrum
** MUS-242E Applied Music: String Instrum
** MUS-141E Applied Music: Bass
** MUS-442E Applied Music: Electric Bass
** MUS-241E Applied Music: String Instrum

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