The Cleveland Cello Society - 2020-21 Season

Virtual Cello Workshop with Sarah Kim & Alan Rafferty: Sunday, October 25th, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced Cello Technique Classes
1:55 -  2:40 p.m. “Skill, Will, Thrill” presentation by Dr. Kim*
2:50 - 3:50 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced Masterclasses
4:00 -  5:00 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced Masterclasses

Sarah Kim, Assistant Professor of Cello at Miami University in Oxford, OH and executive director of Cincinnati Young Artists, is an acclaimed instructor who was named the 2016 Ohio String Teachers Association Studio Teacher of the Year, and is the recipient of a 2015 Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Educator Award.

Alan Rafferty, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music cello faculty and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra cellist, has presented master classes at the New World Symphony, Northwestern University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music among others.  In the summers, Mr. Rafferty is on the faculty of the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Burlington, Vermont.

January 24, Sunday 3 pm: CCS Scholarship Winners’ Virtual Recital

Guaranteed to be an inspiring afternoon; chear some of Ohio’s best young cellists, featuring the winners of the 2019 CCS Scholarship Competition!

Collegiate Division:
    Gold Prize and Agnew Bach Prize:  
         Lydia Rhea (Cleveland Institute of Music, student of Melissa Kraut)

    Silver Prize: co-winners
         James Hettinga (Cleveland Institute of Music, student of Melissa Kraut)
         Myeonggyun Noh (Cleveland Institute of Music, student of Stephen Geber)

Senior Division: co-winners
         Laura Schilz (Gilmour Academy, student of Martha Baldwin)
        Ari Webb, (Wyoming High School, Cincinnati, student of Sarah Kim)
Junior Division: George Knobeloch Edwards Prize
         Louis Wang (Solon Middle School, student of Jerry Yarovich)

Elementary Division: Mary Margaret Kramer Prize
         Collin Si  (East Woods Elementary, Hudson, student of Renee Matthews)

April 18, Sunday, 12-5 PM: Annual Scholarship Competition

Due to complications related to the Coronavirus, all scholarship details will be posted by January 5, 2021.