Stephen Reichelt Bass -
Stephen Reichelt is a Chicago area bassist and music educator. He received his Bachelors in Music Performance on double bass from DePaul University in 2000. In addition to being section bassist in the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Stephen is principal bass of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, Rockford Symphony, Northwest Indiana Symphony, New Philharmonic, Beloit Janesville Symphony, Peoria Symphony, Quad City Symphony, and been principal bass of the City Wide Symphony of Chicago and the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra. He performs regularly with the Chicago swing band Bopology. Also an accomplished electric bass player, Stephen performs with his original rock band Lost Dog (bass and vocalist) as well as many other freelance engagements. Mr. Reichelt is an in-demand studio musician making many recordings in Chicago and Nashville including national television and radio appearances.
In addition to writing music for his original bands and projects, Stephen also has a background in composition and has released five albums of solo double bass soundscapes on the Bandcamp platform.
Mr. Reichelt received his Illinois Music Educator License from North Eastern Illinois University in 2012 and maintains a thriving private studio. He is also a frequent guest clinician in schools in the Chicago land area, and resident sectional coach with the Schaumburg Youth Orchestra.