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Curator’s Corner: March 2023

March at the Cello Museum

Curator's Corner March 2023

What’s happening this month at the Cello Museum? Find out here.

Thank you for joining us at the Cello Museum. It’s March, and we have a lot to look forward to this month.

Celebrate Women’s History Month

Postcards from Erica That’s What She Said . . . Unaccompanied Cello Works by Women Composers

Just in time to help us all celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March) and Women’s History Month, Erica Lessie sent us a list of all the unaccompanied cello works by women composers in all of her digital postcards. Be sure to download her PDF containing a handy reference list in your preferred format (US letter size or A4).

New York Women Composers Spotlight: Beth Anderson

Beth Anderson. Photo: Molly Sheridan, NewMusicBox.

Beth Anderson. Photo: Molly Sheridan, NewMusicBox.

Every month, we showcase women composers through our collaboration with the New York Women Composers (NYWC). In the second week of March 2023, we are pleased to feature Beth Anderson, and her work for cello and piano, “Dr. Blood’s Mermaid Lullaby.”

Don’t miss the other articles in the series.

Meet Three Fabulous Cellists!

March 2023 Interviews: L to R - Dr. Sarah Freiberg, Dr. Ovidiu Marinescu, Dr. Carmine Miranda

Left to right: Dr. Sarah Freiberg, Dr. Ovidiu Marinescu, and Dr. Carmine Miranda.

This month we feature interviews with three fabulous cellists, Dr. Carmine Miranda, Dr. Ovidiu Marinescu, and Dr. Sarah Freiberg, and hear about their latest albums showcasing repertoire ranging from baroque pieces to 21st-century compositions.

Watch for album giveaways associated with these interviews.

A Guide to Cello Facebook Groups

A Guide to Cello Facebook Groups

Later this month, cellist and Cello Museum intern, Jonathan Simmons, will give us an overview of Facebook groups for those who love and/or play the cello. He tells us:

Groups exist for teachers, students, specific countries and regions, and more. This article presents groups where members can post and interact and were chosen based on the fact that they have actively contributing members and are relatively spam-free.Whether you teach cello, study cello, or love the cello, a group exists for you!

Would you like the Cello Museum to start a Facebook group where we can all interact in addition to our page? Please let us know in the comments.

Giveaways!

Bow Primer Giveaway Winner

This month we have several giveaways. Sign up for our newsletter to make sure you get all of the details. The first was a giveaway by Catherine Black. She gave away one free place on her new Bow Primer course at the online session on 15 April as part of her All About My Bow series. Congratulations to our winner, Sawn of Orlando – enjoy this wonderful course!

The giveaway is now closed for entries. Not a winner this time? Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to hear about our latest giveaways.



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