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Curator’s Corner: June 2023

June at the Cello Museum

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June 2023 Curator's Corner


Thank you for joining us at the Cello Museum. June is here, and we have a lot to look forward to this month at the Cello Museum.

New York Women Composers Spotlight: Joelle Wallach

NYWC June 2023 Spotlight Joelle Wallach

Every month we showcase women composers of cello music through our collaboration with the New York Women Composers (NYWC). In the second week of June 2023, we are pleased to feature composer Debra Kaye and her piece, “Scalerica d’oro,” for an unusual ensemble—cello and dumbek.

Don’t miss the other articles in the series.

Mystery Cellist at Polesden Lacey

Mystery Cellist at Polesden Lacey

With summer approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us look forward to traveling. Whenever I am in the UK, I love visiting National Trust sites. As I make my own travel plans, I am reminded of a quest to uncover the identity of a cellist in a drawing found at Polesden Lacey, a National Trust site in Surrey, England. Get ready for a summer mystery later this month.

Full Circle – Cellos for Trees – The Forest


Cellos for Trees Video Premiere 21 June 2023

Get ready for the premiere of the full video for the #cellosfortrees project. The video team has been hard at work, and the final video is scheduled to be released on 21 June 2023!

You can continue to help plant trees through this special project by making donations directly through the project page and by purchasing #cellosfortrees items (shirts, hoodies, stickers, mugs, and more) from our online museum shop.

Postcards from Erica—Hispanic and Latino/Latina Composers Series Continues

June 2023 Postcards from Erica

Erica Lessie will send us her latest installment in her new series about unaccompanied cello works by Hispanic and Latino/Latina composers in the last week of June. Click here for a quick round-up of her postcards featuring works by Black composers, here for her works featuring women composers, or revisit all of her postcards.

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