Cristian Mazo

Cristian Masso bassist

Originally from Medellín-Colombia, Cristian Mazo started his musical career in his hometown in the Network of Music Schools. Later on, Mr. Mazo finished his bachelor’s degree at the University of Antioquia. In 2017, he moved to The Netherlands and completed a master’s degree in Doublebass performance at the Maastricht Conservatorium-Zuyd university of Applied sciences in Maastricht. 

Cristian is currently a student at CSU (Fort Collins, Colorado) where he also holds a Graduate Teaching Assistant position. 

Among the teachers he has studied with are Ilko Rusev, Bulgaria; Paolo Borsarelli, Italy, Luis Cabrera, Spain; Joao Seara, Portugal; Ju-Fang Liu, Taiwan-Indianapolis; Andrew Raciti, Milwaukee and Currently with Dr. Forest Greenough. 

Mr. Mazo has worked as a teacher and performer with The Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Antioquia, the Caldas Symphony Orchestra as principal of the section, and The Philharmonie Zuyd Netherlands Orchestra, among others. He currently serves as assistant principal with the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra. 

As a teacher, he has worked in Medellín-Colombia with the Network of Music Schools, Manizalez-Colombia with the Batuta Foundation and in Maastricht-The Netherlands as a private teacher. 


Cristian Mazo is available for hire as a double bass instructor. To learn more, please email him directly at masso87@hotmail.com


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