John-Paul Norpoth is a multi-instrumentalist and composer from Brooklyn, New York. He has performed on double bass with Orpheus & St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Albany, Harrisburg, and Allentown Symphonies, and the Westchester, Brooklyn, and Long Island Philharmonic(s). Mr. Norpoth has performed contemporary/chamber music with many varied artists and groups including Alarm Will Sound, Julia Bullock, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Jessie Montgomery, Charles Yang, Frisson, and PUBLIQuartet at venues nationally including the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mr. Norpoth has participated as bassist or composer in various festivals including Banff, Avaloch Farm, Domaine Forget, and NXNE, and the 2019 Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at Mass Moca. He is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music’s Orchestral Performance Program as the Charles Grossman Memorial Endowment Scholarship student of Orin O’Brien. He is currently pursuing his doctorate at Stony Brook University with Blake Hinson, Assistant Principal Bass of the New York Philharmonic.