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WIU Cellobration

Saturday, January 30, 2022

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural Western Illinois University Cellobration! Join us for a full cello day of masterclasses, workshops, and technique classes presented by renowned professors. The day will conclude with all of the students and faculty joining together for a cello ensemble performance. Open to high school and college cellists.

All-Star Faculty

Kenny Lee, Western Illinois University
Jamie Clark, Stetson University
Cora Swenson, Illinois State University
Tanya Carey, Roosevelt University

Registration Fee

$30 - Includes all activities and lunch!

Application Details

  • Deadline to Apply: Saturday, January 15, 2022
  • Applications after the deadline will only be considered if space is available.
  • Students who are interested in performing in a masterclass must submit an audio or video recording of their playing
  • Please contact Dr. Kenny Lee (K-Lee6@wiu.edu) for any questions.

Schedule (Subject to change)

10:00-10:45am Faculty Performance and Introduction
11:00-12:00pm Tanya Carey Workshop and Masterclass
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:45pm Kenny Lee/Jamie Clark Masterclass
2:00-2:45pm Cora Swenson Masterclass
3:00-4:00pm Cello Ensemble Rehearsal
4:30-5:00pm Cello Ensemble Concert and Reception

COVID Policy

  • Audience members and participants are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated.
  • Off-campus visitors are encouraged to complete the WIU self-check before arriving to campus at https://wiu.edu/selfcheck.
  • Face coverings must be worn by all participants and audience members
  • Audience members will be expected to maintain proper social distancing from others not in their group.