Michael Schwagerus, double bass, joined the North State Symphony
in 2001 and continues serving there as principal bassist. During
this time, he has also performed with the Sacramento
Philharmonic, Modesto Symphony, Sacramento Choral Society,
Sacramento Chamber Music Society, and was also principal
bassist for the Townsend Opera.
As full-time music teacher of St. James School in Davis, Michael
enjoys conducting Concert Band and Choir while teaching K–8 music
to the school’s 300 students.