The Central Cello Celebration is a biennial summit of Northwest cellists who wish to revel in the rich cello repertoire and collaborate in a massive cello choir performance. Open to cellists of all ages, high-school players will additionally be able to perform in recitals, workshops and master classes. Rehearsals of the cello choirs begin on Friday evening of the two-day event and the Celebration culminates with the performance in the Finale Concert on the second evening.
2016 Honoree, Bill and Linda Wharton
Participants will rehearse and then perform in either the Celebration Cello Choir (high school/college level) or Debut Cello Choir (intermediate level) in the Finale Central Cello Celebration Concert.
Students between 14-18 years of age are eligible to participate as a performer in the master class sessions and recitals with teacher recommendation. Have your teacher complete the online recommendation form.
All participants are encouraged to attend all sessions: master classes, discussions and concerts.
FACULTY & STAFF 2016
Artists and Clinicians
|EFE BALTACIGIL, Seattle Symphony Principal Cellist|
JOHN MICHEL, CWU Professor of Cello
Wenatchee Symphony Principal Cellist
TOM WALWORTH, composer / arranger
BRUCE WALKER, CBC Assistant Professor
|Celebration Cello Choir Conductor|
NIKOLAS CAOILE, CWU Director of Orchestras
Debut Cello Choir Conductor
CCC Cello Choir Music
After registering, email the CCC Librarian to request and determine which part you should prepare. The links below are PDF files that include all the parts. Please locate, print and prepare your part in advance.
RL Ray Violin Shop
Hammond Ashley Violin Shop
Carlsen Cello Foundation
Rafael Carrabba Violins
Henry Bischofberger Violins
CWU Music Department