Clíodhna Ní Aodáin - Bringing The Celtic Cello to the World

Clíodhna Ní Aodáin – Bringing the Celtic Cello to the World

Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! To celebrate, here’s an interview with the wonderful cellist, composer, conductor, and teacher: Clíodhna Ní Aodáin. I first encountered her work through her YouTube videos; in particular, her beautiful recording of “The Parting Glass.” I found her website, The Celtic Cello,

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Miriam K. Smith: A Modern Prodigy

Inspired by Miriam K. Smith – A Modern Cello Prodigy

Prodigies have fascinated the world throughout history. Showing passion and an extraordinary aptitude for their art at an early age, prodigies have appeared in many fields. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn, and, more recently, Yehudi Menuhin, all showed exceptional ability at young ages. The cello has its own prodigies –

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