Clark Crookston, a first year Virtuosi member, is a 16 year old junior attending Clear Creek High School in League City Texas where he is the principal bassist in the Chamber Orchestra. In addition to playing the double bass, he also enjoys playing the ukulele.In 2016, Clark was the featured performer at his High School Spring Orchestra Concert where he played Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Concerto. Clark has also attended Rocky Ridge Music School in Estes Park, Colorado where he was a featured performer. He has placed First Chair in the TMEA Region Orchestra Contest for the past two years. He is instructed regularly by Lavelle Florence and has been directed by Katherine Dupere, Kyshana Bradshaw and Sara Styskel. In his free time, Clark enjoys spending time with friends and playing competitive tennis. He plans to continue his music career into college and beyond.