Cellobration Music Furman University 

September 9-10, 2016

You are invited to attend the thirty-seventh annual South Carolina Cello Choir weekend “Cellobration” under the auspices of the South Carolina chapter of String Teachers Association (SCASTA). The event will take place on the beautiful campus of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. The event will be hosted by Christopher Hutton (Associate Professor of Violoncello at Furman University).  Guest clinicians will include Brant Taylor (member of the Chicago Symphony and faculty at DePaul University) and Robert Moody (music director of the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Portland [Maine] Symphony, and soon to become principal conductor of the Memphis Symphony). Other professional cellists from around South Carolina will also be involved in the event, and there will be displays from instrument shop sponsors.

CELLOBRATION 2016 Brochure.pdfCELLOBRATION 2016 Brochure.pdf

How to Register

Complete the on-line REGISTRATION FORM. 
Mail your CHECK, payable to FURMAN UNIVERSITY, to
 Cellobration
 Furman University Music Department
 3300 Poinsett Hwy
 Greenville SC  29613

Two Day Registration includes 2 days of Master Classes, Sessions, Cello Choir participation plus 1 ticket to the Friday night Guest Artist Recital
  • $25 Early Bird (Register and postmark payment before September 1)
  • $35 Registration/payments submitted on/after Sept 1
Single Day Registration
  • $25 Friday includes 1 ticket to the Friday night Guest Artist Recital
  • $25 Saturday
Guest Artist Recital Tickets
$15 Adults, $5 Students/Youth/Children
Purchase in advance or at the door.

DRAFT of 2016 Schedule

Friday, September 9
2:30-6:30 p.m.....Registration Check-in
3-7 p.m..............Master Classes
7:15 - 8 p.m.......Box Office Open

8:00 p.m...........GUEST ARTIST RECITAL
 Tickets: $15 Adults, $5 College Students/Youth/Children.
 Cellobration participants receive one free ticket.

Saturday, September 10
8–8:45 a.m....Registration Check-in
9–5 p.m........ A full day of Cello Choir rehearsals, clinics, and master classes
5:30 p.m........Mass Cello Choir Concert in McAlister Auditorium (Free admission)


About Cellobration

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 including over 100 cellists! A ticketed guest artist recital is presented by the clinicians on Friday evening.  

Contact us

Have a question about this event? Contact Christopher Hutton, at 864.294.2019 or Email cellobration@furman.edu.

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