About this Artist
Double bassist Chantal Incandela has led a vibrant music career for over 20 years. After studying with Hans Sturm at Ball State University and then with Bruce Bransby and Lawrence Hurst at Indiana University, Chantal established a robust teaching career in Indianapolis, coaching sectionals in several school districts and youth orchestras while maintaining an active private studio. She also began a writing career, covering classical music with NUVO, an Indianapolis newsweekly, and contributed to Classical Music Indy’s NOTE Magazine.
Chantal has been a double bass coach for the YOLA National Festival since 2019. As a performer, she’s played in orchestras and ensembles throughout Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, and Missouri. Chantal currently lives in St. Louis, Missouri, where she enjoys bringing her musical knowledge and writing skills together as Press & Communications Manager for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis.