Do you enjoy a summer mystery? Here is a quest to uncover the identity of a cellist in a drawing found at Polesden Lacey, a National Trust site in Surrey, England. Here at the Cello Museum, we get requests for information, but usually, the queries are related to cellos or
We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer Joelle Wallach. Bio: Joelle Wallach composes music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo voices and choruses. Her String Quartet 1995 was the American Composers Alliance nominee for the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in Music.
June at the Cello Museum – What’s happening this month at the Cello Museum? Find out here. 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:
Sometime last year, I put out a call for people to send me their pet photos, anecdotes, and videos, and our Cello Museum family came through in spades. I wanted to find out what animal-related treasures are at UNCG and contacted Stacey Krim, Curator of Manuscripts & Cello Music at
We are excited to continue our collaboration with the New York Women Composers. This month, we spotlight composer and conductor Debra Kaye. Bio: Heralded as “A new voice on our horizon” by Classical-Modern Music Review, award-winning composer Debra Kaye’s music has been praised by Gramophone Magazine as “an eclectic unfolding
May the 4th Be with You – To celebrate Star Wars Day (May the 4th), here is a round-up of some of our favorite videos featuring cellists’ unique takes on some of John Williams’ masterpieces. We’ve updated this article with several newer videos near the end. Have you made a
To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah), we look at a new album of works by composer Laurence Sherr, Fugitive Footsteps: Remembrance Music, which includes beautiful pieces for the cello. Fugitive Footsteps: Remembrance Music Although not exclusively a cello album, Dr. Laurence Sherr’s Fugitive Footsteps: Remembrance Music features the cello