On Wednesday, October 19th from 1 to 3 pm, University of Michigan cello professor Anthony Elliott will be giving a public master class in Freiman Hall of the Pérez building. Four uOttawa cello students from the studio of Paul Marleyn will perform advanced repertoire and have the wonderful opportunity to receive advice from the esteemed cellist on their pieces and playing.
Anthony Elliott is in great demand as a soloist, chamber music performer, and teacher. His studies were with two legendary figures of the cello, Janos Starker and Frank Miller. Presently he is a Professor of Music at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has given master classes at most of America's leading music programs including Cleveland Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music, the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Indiana University, Oberlin Conservatory, Peabody Conservatory, Chicago's Music Center of the North Shore, and Interlochen Arts Academy. A frequent guest soloist with major orchestras, Anthony Elliott has performed most of the standard concerto repertory with such orchestras as the New York Philharmonic, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, the Vancouver Symphony, and the CBC Toronto Orchestra. He has also appeared as a member of Quartet Canada, with members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and with members of the Emerson, Juilliard, Cleveland, and Concord string quartets. He performs regularly with the Michigan Chamber Players in Ann Arbor.
The University of Ottawa School of Music is proud to offer students and the public the chance to hear the expertise of renowned musicians from around the world in a master class setting. On October 19, uOttawa cellists Ariel Carrabre, Ethan Allers, Livingston Cheney, and Daniel Wade will perform works by Beethoven, Haydn, Bach, and George Crumb. Professor Elliott will work one on one with each student, sharing musical and technical advice that the entire audience can learn from. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.