The 75th Geneva International Music Competition for cello and will be held October 23 to November 5, 2020. This year’s application deadline is April 30. The competition is open to all cellists born after November 5, 1990, regardless of gender or nationality. Candidates who have already won a first prize in another Geneva Competition are […]
In this video, the team over at Consordini Music teaches us the basics of playing the cello. They go over everything from posture, to care for the instrument, to what you’ll need and more!
Filomena Jack, 41, began playing cello in middle school as a way to get out of gym class, but it’s continued to be a big part of her life. “I’ve played in traditional chamber groups and orchestras,” she says.
University of Minnesota undergraduate Daniel Crawford combined his studies in environmental science with his passion for music to create “Song of Our Warming Planet.” The piece reflects the earth’s surface temperature changes from 1880 to 2012, with the coldest year (1909) having the lowest note. Crawford was interning for Professor Scott St. George who first suggested he set climate change to music.