KRIS SAEBO (bass) leads a versatile musical life as a chamber musician, recording artist (New York and Los Angeles), composer/arranger, and teaching artist. Saebo is a founding member of Decoda, the Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall, and performs regularly with A Far Cry and NOVUS NY. A noted collaborator, he has worked with artists such as Sir Simon Rattle, Dawn Upshaw, Jamey Haddad, and Nas. He is also a devoted teaching artist, and has worked in this capacity in the greater New York area, as well as internationally. He has also been a visiting teaching artist at The Colburn School and will be returning this summer to Skidmore College to serve on faculty for the Decoda Skidmore Chamber Music Institute. Saebo received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, where his teachers were Orin O’Brien and Homer Mensch. Saebo is also an alumnus of Ensemble Connect.