NOTES May 2018

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NOTES May 2018

Making Music To expand our technical capabilities on the cello we do our warm-ups regularly, work on difficult etudes, and choose challenging pieces. These are great ways to progress...

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NOTES March 2018

Getting Ready for Summer Spring is near, the Cellospeak summer Workshops are approaching, and you might be asking yourself, “How can I prepare for camp?” Workshop music will be...

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NOTES January 2018

Using Warmups to Establish New Habits In the 2017 Ensemble Week Workshop, we paid special attention to warming up and how we can get our bodies and brains ready...

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NOTES November 2017

How to Have a Productive Practice Session: Thoughts and Strategies from Cellospeak Faculty We often look forward to practicing the cello; however, no one really wants to practice all...

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NOTES September 2017

2017 Workshop Chronicles We’ve all gone our disparate ways now, but it wasn’t long ago when we were immersed in the pursuit of music-making on our cellos at the...

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NOTES July 2017

    Please Welcome Bomin Collins as our New Artistic Director!   Many of you have had the opportunity to get to know Bomin over the years. A protégé...

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NOTES March 2017

Travels with Ima By Dr. Robert Jesselson This year my cello is celebrating its 300th birthday. Made in 1716 by Jacques Boquay, I call her Ima, as in “I’m...

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NOTES February 2017

Noteworthy Changes It is with great regret that I must announce Kenneth Law’s departure as Artistic Director of Cellospeak. We are extremely grateful for his energy, talent and willingness...

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NOTES November 2016

Happy Fall! I hope this installment finds you well and eagerly practicing! I thought I would take this opportunity both to fulfill the request of 2016 workshop participants and...

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NOTES September 2016

A Look Back at the 2016 Cellospeak Workshops The 2016 Cellospeak workshops have come and gone, but the memories are here to stay. The new and returning faces, invaluable...

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