September 12 - 13, 2014
You are invited to attend the thirty-fifth annual South Carolina Cello Choir weekend “Cellobration” under the auspices of the South Carolina chapter of String Teachers Association (SCASTA). This year we are proud to present two wonderful guest clinicians: Melissa Kraut, professor of ’cello at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Alan Weinstein who is professor of ’cello at Virginia Tech and the ’cellist of the Kandinsky Trio.
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The event will begin on Friday, September 12 with afternoon master classes and an evening recital in the Daniel Recital Hall, and will continue on Saturday with a full day of rehearsals and clinics, culminating in an evening performance of ’cello choir music in McAlister Auditorium. Instruments will be on display from sponsoring shops.
Additional supporters include Bernhardt House of Violins (Greenville), Jim Clinton Violins (Taylors),Cellos2Go (Columbia), William Harris Lee (Chicago), Stephanie Voss Violins (Atlanta), and Carriage House Violins (Boston).
This is a terrific event for ’cellists of all ages from near beginners who can read music to professionals, and for all lovers of the ’cello as an instrument. We hope to see you there!
Friday, September 12
2:30-6:30 p.m........Registration Check-in
3 p.m...........Master Classes
7:15-8 p.m........Registration Check-in and Ticket sales for recital
8 p.m...........Recital by Melissa Kraut and Alan Weinstein.
Tickets: $15/adult, $5/students. (Registrants receive one free ticket)
Saturday, September 13
9–5 p.m........ A full day of Cello Choir rehearsals, clinics, and master classes
5:30 p.m........Cello Choir mass concert in McAlister Auditorium (Free admission)
Established in 1980 at the University of South Carolina, Cellobration is a regional music festival hosted each year by the South Carolina chapter of the American String Teachers Association (SCASTA). Whether you're an experienced cellist or a middle school orchestra member, the event provides an opportunity for musicians of all ages to perform and learn from one another.
The annual two-day event is rotated between four South Carolina colleges, including Furman. Cellobration features rehearsals, master classes, recitals and clinics for all ages and skills, culminating with an impressive Saturday afternoon mass concert. A guest artist recital is presented by the clinicians on Friday evening.
Have a question about this event? Contact Christopher Hutton, at 864.294.2019 or email@example.com.