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FRIDAY-SUNDAY, March 23-25, 2018

MASTER CLASSES ~ CELLO ENSEMBLES ~ ARTIST RECITALS

INSTRUMENT EXHIBIT ~ WORKSHOPS ~ PRESENTATIONS

Activities:

Friday, March 23, 2018   –   4:00p-9:00p
Saturday, March 24, 2018 – 9:00a-6:30p
Sunday, March 25, 2018  –  2:00p-6:00p

The 2018 UTRGV Cello Festival is an annual three day festival inviting cellists of all ages from beginners to the most advanced and professional cellists celebrating the art of music making by performing together, and participating in master classes, presentations, workshops, and concerts. The 2018 Festival is the 8th Cello Festival on the campus of UTRGV in Edinburg Texas and features some very exciting new guest artists and as clinicians from Tennessee, Oklahoma, Texas, and New York

For directions, parking instructions, and a UTRGV campus map see here

One of the highlights at the 2018 UTRGV Cello Festival are a performance and master class by the “Power Couple of Chamber Music”, the world renown cellist David Finkel and pianist Wu Han

Attending the concert and master class is free for all registered Cello Festival participants with a 2018 Cello Festival name tag. Tickets for the general public are available online at UTRGV Patron of the Arts

On Saturday, March 24, all participants can choose between a variety of workshops, master classes and clinics (for options see the festival schedule and all participants perform in cello ensembles appropriate for their skill level. Participants can find the ensemble best suited for their playing with the help of the Repertoire Level List

Novice Ensemble                  For student with almost 1 year of playing experience

Apprentice Ensemble          For students with 1-2 years of playing experience

Junior Ensemble                  For students with 2-3 years of playing experience

Advanced Ensemble            For students with at least 3 years of playing experience

Senior Ensemble                  For students with at least 4 years of playing experience

Pro Ensemble                        For college students, professional cellists, teachers and clinicians only


See detailed information about registration for the Cello Festival in the Registration tab.


Concerts:

Friday, March 23, 2018

7:00p – Featured Guest Artists “Power Couple of Chamber Music”

David Finkel (cello) and Wu Han (piano)

Attending the concert is free for all registered Cello Festival participants with a 2018 Cello Festival name tag.

Tickets for the general public are available online at UTRGV Patron of the Arts

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex


Saturday, March 24, 2018

12:00p – 4:00p – Instrument Exhibit, UTRGV Performing Arts Complex

10:00a – 5:00p – Workshops and Master Classes

1:00p – Clinicians Artist Recital

  • Wesley Baldwin
  • Tomasz Zieba
  • Jesus Tovar
  • Tony Rogers
  • Efrain Mungia
  • Tido Janssen

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex


Sunday, March 25, 2018

4:30p – Festival Finale Concert,  UTRGV Performing Arts Complex

For directions, parking instructions, and a UTRGV campus map see here


FESTIVAL T-SHIRT

All registered participants will receive a free 2018 Cello Festival t-shirt

  • All registered participants will receive a free 2018 Cello Festival t-shirt.
  • If you would like to order extra shirts for family members or friends please order a shirt before Monday, March 19 by emailing the requested t-shirt size to tido.janssen@utrgv.edu