photograph by Zach Rampen

photograph by Zach Rampen

Biography

Lyle Hopkins is a double bassist, composer, and educator based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is interested in contemporary improvised music.

He has performed at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival, Seattle Jazz Experience, Reno Jazz Festival, Oregon Jazz Festival, and Vancouver International Jazz Festival. His work has been featured at the Vancouver Art GalleryWestern Front (Vancouver), WoodStockhausen (Victoria), and Sonic Boom Music Festival (Vancouver). As an educator, he has presented at the Oregon Music Education Association conference.

Lyle holds a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capilano University. He has studied with double bassists Tyler Abbott, André Lachance, Jodi Proznick, and Darren Radtke.