Merit School of Music

Scott Bakshis

Faculty: Bass


Scott Bakshis is a double bassist who has been teaching and performing throughout Chicago for the past 15 years. He attended the Cleveland Institute of Music and North Park University in Chicago. He is an alumni of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. His teachers have included Alison Gaines, Jason Heath, Max Dimoff, Jeff Bradetich, Michael Hovnanian, and Lauren Pierce. He actively plays in three bands and performs operas throughout the summer. He is married and has two cats.

Favorite Musician:

Lately, Glen Hansard. He has a raw passion and manages to provide hopeful messages in difficult times.