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Cincinnati Young Artists Cello Studio Faculty

Dr. Sarah Kim, Director & Instructor
Alan Rafferty, Director & Group Class Instructor
Hannah Hoffmann, Private Instructor & Teaching Assistant
Even Rong Ma, Private Instructor & Teaching Assistant

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2018/19 Guest Master Classes

Brannon Cho– Soloist
Amir Eldan– Oberlin Conservatory
Avi Friedlander– Music Institute of Chicago, Suzuki Teacher Trainer
Mihai Tetel– Hartt School of Music

Studio Accomplishments

Ari Webb will perform the first movement of the Lalo Cello Concerto with the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra on March 10, 6PM.  St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 10345 Montgomery Road in Montgomery.  Ari will also make his Paris, France debut as a prizewinner of the International Music Competition “Grand Prize Virtuoso at the Ampithéather Philharmonie on April 10!

Congratulations to Meagan Hipsky, who was a chosen as a semifinalist out of 70-80 of the top national young musicians in the prestigious Blount Slawson Young Artist Competition in Alabama.

Congratulations to the following students or being accepted to Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra and Cincinnati Junior Strings-
CSYO Philharmonic
Meagan Hipsky- principal, Meg Yuan- assistant principal, Iva Calderon Rice, Kevin Dong, Daniel Dorsey, Claire Siekmann
CSYO Concert Orchestra
Michael Chun, Sophia Liu, Shin-Yi Wang, Ari Webb- co-principal
Cincinnati Junior Strings
Paul Orth- principal, Vivian Xu- assistant principal, Jonathan Liu
Southwest Regional Orchestra
Daniel Dorsey- All- State, Meg Yuan, Iva Calderon Rice, Kevin Dong, Claire Siekmann

Recent Student Accomplishmentsclick here

For information on auditioning for the Cincinnati Young Artists Cello Studio, please contact us at cincinnatiyoungartists@gmail.com

Current private students in the Cincinnati Young Artists Cello Studio use the link below for detailed schedules.