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Jory Herman


About this Artist

Jory Herman joined the double bass section of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the summer of 2017. He was a member of the San Diego Symphony from 2010–2017 and has previously performed with the National Symphony in Washington, D.C., and the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. A native of Houston, he received both Bachelor and Master of Music Performance degrees in a five-year honors degree program at Rice University.

Mr. Herman regularly performs on chamber music and new music series such as Green Umbrella, Art of Élan, Camarada, Ojai Music Festival, and Camera Lucida. An ardent educator, he is the professor of bass at California State University in Northridge (CSUN), maintains a private teaching studio for all ages, and is the founder and clinician at the annual San Diego Bass Fest. As a recording artist, The Union-Tribune praised his debut album of music by J.S. Bach, stating, “You’ll never think of the bass the same way again.” He performs on a double bass made by luthier Ludovico Rastelli in 1848.

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