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Online Cello Events – June 2024

Looking for online cello programs and events? Look no further. Updated 1 June 2024.

Welcome to our monthly listings of events. We update the listings as we receive more event information, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back often. Want to have your online cello program listed for free? Contact us today.



Featured Summer Program



Bethany Beach Cellofest 2024

7-16 June 


Discover our unique beach cello course, specially designed for adults, featuring instruction by Professor Jennifer KloetzelErica Lessie, and Brenda Neece. Perfect for educators and amateurs, it offers a blend of ensemble playing, works by women composers, and morning wellness sessions. Enjoy a mix of intensive (but non-competitive) learning and relaxed beach time with family in a picturesque setting.

Events start 7 June, but activities for cellists begin at 4 PM on 9 June.

Here is our repertoire list of the unaccompanied works by women composers that we are teaching this year.

Mark your calendar. Registration is open at the Cello Guild.



Online Programs and Events



5 June 12 PM EDT

Kronberg Academy Presents Cellist Minjoung Kim

We’re coming to you from the Kronberg Academy in Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, for the weekly concert of the Kronberg Academy Young Virtuosi Series, featuring cellist Minjoung Kim. For this concert, entitled “Voyage de la vie,” Minjoung is joined by violinist Inmo Yang, Hana Chang, violist Nicholas Swensen, and pianist Martina Consonni.

A graduate of Musik-Akademie Basel and the Reina Sofía School of Music, Minjoung has won awards in major international competitions, including the International Paulo Cello Competition in Helsinki, the Benedetto Mazzacurati International Cello Competition in Turin, the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann in Berlin and the Prague Spring International Music Competition. She has appeared with international orchestras such as the Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, Jyväskylä Sinfonia, Orchestre Musique des Lumières and the Gstaad Festival Orchestra. Previously a student of Ivan Monighetti and Sol Gabetta, Minjoung has been studying at Kronberg Academy with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt since October 2020.

Program:

Isang Yun (1917-1995) | Nore für Violoncello und Klavier (1964)

Minjoung Kim (Cello) Martina Consonni (Piano)

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) | Waldesruhe Op.68, No.5

Minjoung Kim (Cello) Martina Consonni (Piano)

Bedřich Smetana (1824–1884) | Streichquartett Nr.1 in E-moll ‘From my life’ I. Allegro vivo appasionato II. Allegro moderato a la Polka III. Largo sostenuto IV. Vivace

Inmo Yang (Violin) Hana Chang (Violin) Nicholas Swensen (Viola) Minjoung Kim (Cello)


8 June 8 PM EDT

Online Cello Events – June 2024

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has established himself as “nothing less than the future of classical music” (NPR). We celebrate the centennial of Julia Perry’s birth with a brilliant piece by the prolific Kentucky-born composer, and we end the 2023–2024 season with the fateful theme and inevitable glories of Beethoven’s timeless Fifth Symphony.

Virtual ticket information is available here.


20-27 July

CelloBello Teacher Training Seminar

Drawing on the vast experiences of a diverse teaching team, this intensive, virtual summer seminar will cover a broad array of subjects relevant to cello teachers at all levels of experience. Topics this year include setting up a beginner with a healthy foundation, explorations in shifting and vibrato, utilizing improvisation in technical practice,  supplements to the Suzuki books, unlocking the power of effective practice, priorities for early teaching and many more.

Our classes are designed to bolster pedagogical knowledge and skills, with opportunities for participants to engage directly with our faculty in both formal and informal Q & A settings. Faculty in 2024 include master teachers Paul KatzRichard AaronMike BlockErin BreeneHoracio ContrerasElizabeth GlennonMadeleine GolzSandra HalleranKee-Hyun KimKen KubotaJisoo OkDavid Ying and Jeffrey Zeigler.

While live participation is encouraged, all virtual classes are recorded and made available to registered participants to view on demand until the end of the calendar year.

Program registration is now open. Individual class registrations will be available at a later date as space permits.

Registration is $365 USD.



Ongoing



The Cello Guild – Cello Courses

The Cello Guild

New classes coming soon include an 8-week seminar on Bach Suite No. 1 and a cello “tune-up” and goal-setting session. Sign up for our mailing list to receive full details when these classes are launched.

  • Move & Breathe – by Dr. Jimmy Brennan (asynchronous course coming soon)
  • Bethany Beach Cellofest – with Jennifer Kloetzel
  • An Introduction to the Celtic Cello – by Clíodhna Ní Aodáin
  • Making a Goritzki Bow Foam – by Nancy Green
  • Cello Geography: Mapping the Fingerboard – by Jonathan Simmons
  • Fret Not, Dear Cellist – Venturing Beyond First: 2nd and 4th Positions – by Erica Lessie
  • Fret Not, Dear Cellist – Moving on Up: 5th and 6th Positions – by Erica Lessie

Go to the Cello Guild.


Cello Discovery – Yes, You CAN Learn to Play the Cello Online

Carolyn Hagler - Cello Discovery
Created by cellist and pedagogue Carolyn Hagler, this program is excellent for beginning and intermediate students wanting to learn online. Innovative and regularly updated, this program impressed Cello Museum team members.

Sign up for Cello Discovery here.


Trad Cello – Tunes and Techniques with Natalie Haas

Online Cello Events – 16 December

Let Natalie Haas teach you some tricks of the trade as well as some great melodies!

Natalie is one of the most sought-after cellists playing traditional music today. She and Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser have toured as a duo for twenty years, wowing audiences at festivals and concerts worldwide with their unique sound.

In this series she will teach some bowing techniques when accompanying melody players before moving on to chords and arranging, finishing with some melodies that sit well on the cello.

Although this series is aimed at the cellist, many of the skills and techniques will sit as comfortably on any string instrument.

Click here to learn about membership options.


Win a Year of Free Lessons!

Online Cello Events – 16 December

Enter a drawing for a year of free lessons via video exchange with cellist Mike Block. Click here to enter.



Previous Events Still Available



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