Featuring as a prominent part of any orchestra or string ensemble, the cello offers students an opportunity to expand their experiences of western classical and popular music. Private lessons offer students the opportunity to learn from experienced and professional instructors and are available for students starting at age 4. Each student is paired with an instructor specialized in teaching students of their age and level of ability ensuring the best possible learning environment. Whether students take up the cello as a means of expanding their horizons or in order to pursue a professional career, the Conservatory has a place for everyone!
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Cellist Andrea Case has a Master’s Degree in cello performance from McGill University where she studied on scholarship with Antonio Lysy. Andrea is co-founder and cellist of the Lily String Quartet, a group that has completed multiple tours across Canada, has performed for CBC Radio 2 and released a jazz CD with the award-winning Hutchinson Andrew Trio. Andrea has played with orchestras in Europe, Japan, California, Quebec and Alberta. She records regularly in multiple genres including pop/folk, jazz and classical. Andrea has 17 years of teaching and coaching experience from Mount Royal Conservatory, Amici String Program and Chinook School of Music, all in Calgary, and the Lippert School of Music in Toronto. Andrea adjudicates regularly at festivals throughout Alberta and British Columbia. She is an Artistic Director of Calgary’s Kensington Sinfonia and performs regularly with this group along with baroque ensemble String Theory Music Collective and Lily String Quartet.
Private Lesson Rate: $79.00 per hour
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