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Paul Unger

Assistant Principal Bass

Paul Unger

Paul Unger is currently the Assistant Principal Bass of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

An accomplished bassist and composer, Mr. Unger has appeared as a featured soloist with the Fort Worth/ Dallas Ballet, the Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra, the Mount Vernon Chamber Music Players and the Mimir Chamber Music Festival. In addition, his jazz abilities have allowed him to perform with such artists as Kevin Eubanks, Bob Newhart, Bernadette Peters, Cheryl Bentyne, Jay Clayton and Andrea Bocelli.

Paul was instructor of Double Bass at TCU from 2005-2007 and currently leads the Paul Unger String Trio, as well as, performing with the eclectic band, "Los Noviembres" and jazz guitarist, Tom Reynolds.

Mr. Unger is an integral member of the critically acclaimed jazz group, "Flipside". A group referred to in Cadence magazine as "contemporary jazz at its best", "exhilarating and challenging music making that is rarely dull. A band not to be missed".

In addition to his work as a performer, Paul wrote and directed the multiple award winning film, "The Last Supper", which appeared in over a dozen festivals, worldwide, including the Tribeca Film Festival, in 1999. More recently produced the award winning "Symphonic Shorts" (a 10 part series on the musicians of the FWSO), and composed music for the feature film "Seventy-Eight".