Gill Tennant

Gill Tennant

Born the middle daughter of three, to parents who were superb amateur musicians, Gill began playing the cello at five years old. At ten she was awarded an exhibition to the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied weekly for 9 years. At that

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Erica Lessie with some of her Cellos of Unusual Shape

Erica Lessie

Guest curator and researcher Erica Lessie is a freelance cellist in the Chicago area, working in a broad range of styles across many facets of the Chicago music scene. Erica has performed on the Oprah Winfrey show with both Whitney Houston and Seal, and has also appeared with Diana Krall,

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