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Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Online Performances

Below are upcoming, online events. Be sure to click on the source link for exact details of times, time zones, and ticket prices.


26 March 12:15 PM EDT

Memorial Presbyterian Church to host Lenten concert series – Daniel Tressel, cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Daniel Tressel

The annual tradition of Lenten concerts will continue this year at Memorial Presbyterian Church. This year the concerts will be virtual. They will be livestreamed via Facebook, @MPCmidland and the church’s website, mempres.org. The concerts will occur at the traditional time of 12:15 p.m. on each Friday in Lent.


26 March 6 PM EDT (available through 29 March 7 PM EDT)

Jason Vieaux, guitar & Clancy Newman, cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Jason Vieaux & Clancy Newman

Making his eighth appearance on the PCMS stage, Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux has been lauded as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation” (NPR). For his return to Benjamin Franklin Hall, he teams up with Clancy Newman, a cellist whose musical acumen and superb technique have been praised time and again. “Newman’s exceptional technique seeks not to scintillate but integrate” (Philadelphia Inquirer).

This concert will be livestreamed for all to enjoy on a pay what you wish basis.

Gnattali: Sonata for Guitar and Cello
De Falla: Canciones Populares Españolas [Arr.] Barrios: Waltz in G Major, Op. 8, No. 4 [Vieaux Solo] Bellafronte: Suite No. 1 for Guitar and Cello

View the performance here.


27 March 2:45 PM EDT

Judy and Howard Levin Master Class SeriesTimothy Eddy, cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Timothy Eddy

Register to view.


27 March 7:30 PM AEDT

Firsts and Lasts – Featuring Lianah Jaensch cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Hills Shire Symphony Orchestra

ROSSINI Overture to “Thieving Magpie”

ELGAR Cello Concerto

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1 in E Minor

Lianah Jaensch cello

Chris Upton conductor

TICKETS

$20 live-streamed ticket

Purchase tickets here.


28 March 2 PM GMT

Cello Sonatas by Debussy and Enescu

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Cornelius Zirbo

Cellist Cornelius Zirbo and pianist Gabriel Gitan give a duo recital of cello sonatas by Debussy and Enescu. John Shea presents.

Listen here.


28 March 2 PM PDT

RVCC Virtual Benefit Concert On March 28 to Feature Cello, Piano Performances

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Jonathan Spitz and Anna Keiserman

“Songs Without Words” will feature Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58by Felix Mendelssohn and John Sichel’s 2nd Sonata for Cello and Piano. The performance will be shown on their Facebook page.


28 March 2 PM EDT

Erie Philharmonic “It Takes Two to Tango” Featuring Pianist Michael Brown, Cellist Nicholas Canellakis

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Cellist Nicholas Canellakis and Pianist Michael Brown

The episode, which is titled “It Takes Two to Tango,” will be the second-to-last “In Your Home” series of concerts performed by the philharmonic.

A rebroadcast will air on Sunday, March 28 at 2 p.m.

View the broadcast here.


28 March 3 PM PDT

SRS @ Home with Zuill Bailey

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Zuill Bailey

CONCERT PROGRAM

JESSIE MONTGOMERY: Starburst for String Orchestra
BARBER: Adagio for Strings
ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
CHARLES IVES: The Unanswered Question for Chamber Orchestra
BRAHMS: Serenade No. 2

Subscribe to watch.


3 April 4 PM EDT

Recital: Sally Jung Eun Kim ’21 MM, Cello

NEC’s students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital that is free and open to the public. It’s your first look at the artists of tomorrow.

Sally Jung Eun Kim ’21 MM studies Cello with Paul Katz.

The program includes works by Beethoven, Lutoslawski, Bridge, and Strauss. View the free performance here.


5 April 7 PM PDT

Cello Jam

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Cello Jam – Deborah Shutser and Quinn Liu

Center For The Arts Foundation, partnering with the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra will kick off the month April with Cello Jam at First Mondays-Music and More!, the FREE virtual concert series. View the show 7:00-8:00pm at Facebook.com/GCFTA or on the Center for the Arts YouTube channel.

Cello Jam is a cello duo in the Portland area. Its members consist of cellists Quinn Liu and Deborah Shutser.


5 April 8 PM EDT

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio – with Wendy Warner

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio with Wendy Warner

The Schwob School of Music Cello Studio under the direction of Professor Wendy Warner, The Leah D Hamer Distinguished Chair in Cello, presents a recital of cello solos accompanied by cello choir. The music is arranged by Michael Knowles and Jonathan Simmons. View the free concert on the Schwob School of Music Facebook and YouTube pages. Like the Schwob School of Music Cello Studio on Facebook to learn about future concerts.



Online Programs and Events

28 March 2 PM PDT

Cello Book Club Meeting via Zoom

For March, which is both Women’s History Month and Irish-American Heritage Month in the USA, we chose a book that our curators love: Maureen O’Carroll: A Musical Memoir of an Irish Immigrant Childhood by a mother-daughter team, Maureen and Leora O’Carroll.

We are excited to announce that Leora O’Carroll has agreed to talk with our book club online on 28 March 2021 at 2 PM PDT. Join our mailing list (at the bottom of our Cello Book Club page) to get Zoom details.

Read our review here.

Link to the discussion page for Maureen O’Carroll: A Musical Memoir of an Irish Immigrant Childhood.


31 March

~Cellissimo~ A Cello Festival Reawakens

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 25 March

Cellissimo 2021

The second annual Cellissimo Festival includes a talk on the life of Rostropovich (3 PM GMT), a showing of the film The Cellist on the life of Piatagorsky (4 PM GMT), and a recital by Mischa and Lilly Maisky (7:30 PM GMT). Click on the links for prices and details.


Win a Year of Free Lessons!

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 5 March

ArtistWorks

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


Saturdays 9:30-10:45 AM EDT

The Cello Camerata

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

The Cello Camerata

The Cello Camerata is an online, international weekly masterclass, organized in four-week sessions, for students of advanced repertoire. Our core team of three established teachers (Wendy Warner, Jonathan Kramer, and Lisa Liske), with two monthly additional expert guest teachers from around the world, presents a learning community online for the collegial exchange of insights and inspiration about the art of cello playing and musicianship…The Camerata masterclasses feature concerto-level players from pre-teen through graduate school. Students of all ages (including adult amateurs)…are invited to audit the masterclasses….Please visit The Cello Camerata website for more information.

March guest artists are Stephanie Vial of Red Priest and Brent Wissick of UNC-Chapel Hill. Teachers may observe for free. All others may audit for one week for free before registering for a four-week session. Visit The Cello Camerata website for registration and tuition information. Scholarships are available.


Saturdays 11 AM – 12 PM EST

The Junior Cello Camerata

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

The Cello Camerata

The Junior Cello Camerata offers intermediate cellists of all ages (including adult amateurs) masterclass lessons, or the opportunity to observe rather than perform solos, as well as a twenty-minute weekly technique class for all with cellos in hand. It is an online, international weekly gather taught by Wendy Warner, Jonathan Kramer, and Lisa Liske.

March guest artists are Stephanie Vial of Red Priest and Brent Wissick of UNC-Chapel Hill.

Teachers may observe for free. All others may audit for one week for free before registering for a four-week session. Visit The Cello Camerata website for registration and tuition information. Scholarships are available.


6 March – 17 April

The First Hour Online Journey with Amit Peled

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

CTM Classics

Play along with Maestro Peled once a week, covering his entire book and method via Zoom.

Learn and master the unique cello emoji language, Peled’s scale system and how to wisely practice your first hour of the day in the most beneficial way!

Classes are one hour and will take place on Saturdays at 10:00am EST on the following dates:

March 6, 13, 20, 27

April 3, 10, 17

We highly recommend purchasing a copy of The First Hour book in advance of the course via CTM Classics, or a digital copy on Google Play Books.

Register here.


 8-26 March

Guided Practice Sessions — Mike Block

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26

Mike Block

Each daily session will feature 60 minutes of guided practice, followed by 30 minutes of Q&A and follow-up. $100 per week or $250 total for all 3 weeks. For more information and to register, click here.


27 June – 16 July (Performer Application Due 1 April. Auditor Registration Due 17 May.)

Eastman Virtual Summer Cello Workshop

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Eastman Virtual Summer Cello Workshop

Cora Swenson Lee, coordinator

Faculty: Alan Harris, Eastman School of Music; Kathleen Kemp, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Cora Swenson Lee, Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan Universities; Lisa Caravan, Eastman School of Music; Daniel Ketter, Missouri State University

Guest faculty: David Ying, Eastman School of Music; Rosemary Elliott, Eastman School of Music; John Delmonico, Delmonico and Dugdale Strings

A three-week intensive course designed to help students develop strategies for learning and mastering the cello. Group classes will focus on techniques for healthy playing and longevity at the instrument, as well as techniques specific to solo and orchestral repertoire. Students will receive lessons with faculty members, perform in masterclasses for Eastman School of Music faculty, and participate in classes and topical workshops such as: “Developing Efficiency in Practice,” “Understanding the Bach Cello Suites,” “Audition Preparation,” and “Wellness for Cellists.”

Repertoire covered during the Institute will include Bach Cello Suites and other works for unaccompanied cello, standard concertos and etudes, and orchestral excerpts; specific pieces will be determined upon acceptance to the program. Students will be working from the Eastman Cello Institute Technique Book (free with registration).

To apply and for more information, click here.


5 April – 13 May

COAP Intensive – with Detroit Symphony assistant principal cellist Abraham Feder

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Abraham Feder

Along with Chicago Symphony cellist Brant Taylor, Abraham Feder will host the Comprehensive Orchestral Audition Preparation (COAP) Intensive. Visit the website for details and registration.


12 July – 1 August (Registration deadline 31 March)

International Cello Institute

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

International Cello Institute

Click here to apply.


14-18 June (Application deadline 1 April.)

Cincinnati Young Artists Virtual Cello Academy: Session I

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week - 5 March

Cincinnati Young Artists Virtual Cello Academy: Session I

CYA Directors Dr. Sarah Kim and Alan Rafferty are thrilled to announce that Richard Aaron (University of Michigan & the Juilliard School) Hans Jensen (Northwestern University & the Glenn Gould School), Melissa Kraut (Cleveland Institute of Music) & Tom Landschoot (Arizona State) will join them on the faculty for Session I!

For a full list of events and audition details, click here.


5 April 7 PM EST

Wharton Arts Workshops – Tips For Making a Great Audition Video with Joe DeVico

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts  will offer a series of Audition Workshops from February 21 through April 30, including Do You Know Your Scales & Arpeggios?Tips for Making a Great Audition Video, and New Jersey Youth Symphony Audition Preparation Excerpt Workshops. Instrumentalists entering grades 3-12 from anywhere in the world are invited to take advantage of this series of virtual workshops to hone skills and prepare for orchestral auditions.

The Audition Workshop series is free and open to the public. To register to attend, visit WhartonArts.org. For New Jersey Youth Symphony 2021-22 season auditions, visit NJYS.org.

The registration for the April 5 workshop can be found here.


6 April 10 AM GMT

VaCO Cello Masterclass with Stephen Orton, Principal Cellist of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Cost: £60 Participants (limited to six places) & £15 Observers

Register here.


15-18 April

Fiddle Hell Online

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

Fiddle Hell

The Fiddle Hell Massachusetts Festival has been a yearly gathering of fiddlers, cellists, mandolin/guitar/old-time banjo players, and singers to meet, jam, learn, listen, and have fun. It’s both friendly and diverse, crossing all ages and including many traditional musical styles. This is our 16th annual Festival, and the first to be online. Typically, there are about 10% beginners, 25% low intermediates, 35% high intermediates, and 30% advanced players, with many workshop and jam session choices at each level. Roughly 15% of the attendees are kids, and in the past we’ve had some sessions just for them.

For more information and to register, click here.


23 April 4 PM EST

Wharton Arts Workshops – NJYS Audition Excerpts Workshop

The Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts  will offer a series of Audition Workshops from February 21 through April 30, including Do You Know Your Scales & Arpeggios?Tips for Making a Great Audition Video, and New Jersey Youth Symphony Audition Preparation Excerpt Workshops. Instrumentalists entering grades 3-12 from anywhere in the world are invited to take advantage of this series of virtual workshops to hone skills and prepare for orchestral auditions.

The Audition Workshop series is free and open to the public. To register to attend, visit WhartonArts.org. For New Jersey Youth Symphony 2021-22 season auditions, visit NJYS.org.

The registration for the April 5 workshop can be found here.


24 April

University of Wyoming Cello Festival

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

UW Cello Festival

With distinguished guests
Rick Mooney and Natalie Haas and Soeyoen Min

Plus! Special Extra Day April 25, 2021 with Rick Mooney

Register here.


21 June – 16 July

VIRTUAL SUMMER CELLO FESTIVAL

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 February

Virtual Summer Cello Festival

Click here for more information on the inaugural year of this festival.


12-18 July

Chosen Vale International Virtual Cello Seminar

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week - 5 March

Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar

Offering a high-calibre educational and mentorship structure for exceptionally gifted artists, the seminar participants will have access to daily cello lessons, masterclasses, workshops in performance practice (baroque, classical, contemporary, and electroacoustic musics), corporeal wellness and individualized career development; as well as solo and chamber music instruction. With the ever-changing landscape of the music field, The Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar is here to support a community of cellists ready to jump head-first into their artistry, bound with hope. The Chosen Vale International Cello Seminar will provide daily lessons, ensemble coaching, masterclasses and workshops over the two-week course period. Led by Seth Parker Woods, the world-renowned artist faculty include:Anthony Arnone – Elinor Frey – Katinka Kleijn – Nick Photinos – Rhonda Rider – Seth Parker Woods

For more information, and to apply, visit the Chosen Vale website.



Previous Concerts Still Available


Available through 1 April

Alisa Weilerstein, cello, and Inon Barnatan, piano

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Alisa Weilerstein, cello, and Inon Barnatan, piano

Concert stream available for one week from date of broadcast.

  • Falla, Suite Populaire Espagnole
  • Rachmaninoff, Sonata for Cello and Piano

Tickets $20.


Available through 6 April

ZLATOMIR FUNG, cello

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 26 March

Zlatomir Fung

Sensational Gold Medalist of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, 2019

Dina Vainshtein, piano

CONCERT & INTERVIEW

Donizetti, Verdi, Rossini, Wagner

opera arrangements & fantasies for cello & piano

PREMIERE Tuesday, March 23, 7 pm CT
VIEW ON-DEMAND through Tuesday, April 6

Register to view here.


Available through 8 April

Sheku Kanneh-Mason Plays Dvořák

Online Concert and Event Listings of the Week – 19 March

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Former BBC Young Musician Sheku Kanneh-Mason performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in Glasgow.

Please note, the BBC player is available only in the UK.



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