Cello Fest

The UVU Cello Festaims to promote the sharing of insights on cello performance and teaching, and to provide a gathering opportunity for Utah’s community of cellists. Events at the 2014 UVU Cello Fest will include master-classes led by renowned cellist and pedagogue, Paul Marleyn (for more information on Mr. Marleyn please visit: http://www.paulmarleyn.com). In addition, there will be workshops led by Utah cello specialists, competitions for high school and junior high school students, cello choirs, and a final concert with performances by Mr. Marleyn. The event will be held on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 8 am to 5 pm on UVU's main campus. $20 registration fee for participating cellists. Free admission for audience members.

The 2014 UVU Cello Fest is co-sponsored by Summerhays Music and the Utah Valley Youth Symphony

2014 UVU Cello Fest Registration

2014 UVU Cello Fest Competition

Registration forms are due by Saturday, September 6, 2014.A confirmation with Cello Fest details and cello choir music will be sent to registrants by Saturday, September 13, 2014.

Cello Choir Music ⇣

Youth Cello Choir Music ⇣

Cello Choir Assignments ⇣

Cello I

Nicole Pinnell

Livingston Cheney

Kai Barlow

Kayden Boynton

Ambrynn Bowman

Ching Yao Chang

Rebecca Crowley

Emily Grover

Lisa Jackson

Jonathan Lee

Stephanie Martins

Thomas Morgan

Joshua Ogden

Stephen Warren

Jared Young

Cello II

Monika Bowman-Rosborough

Brooke Reeves

Megan Babbitt

Lettie Berrett

Carlton Colby, 1 on Mario

Sierra Herlevi

Camille Humphries, 1 on Mario

Liz Kramer

Brooklyn Nielsen

Zacheray Phillips

Emily Rogers

Derrick Ryan

Hannah Sparks

Elearnor Wettstein

Cello III

Lissa Humphries

Catherine Streeter, 1 on Mario

Daniel Baird, 2 on Bach and Handel

Scott Crapo

Thayne Heywood

Melynd Hughes, 4 on Debussy

Sam Judd

Kim Lewin, 2 on Mario

Jordan Nelson

Hannah Park

Wallace Peaslee, 2 on Mario

Brooke Swapp, 2 on Mario

Taylor Thompson

Cello IV

Brad Clark, 2 on Mario

Rachel Olney, 1 on Mario

Paul Sardar Babcock, 2 or 3 on Mario Hannah Brooks, 3 on Mario

Gray Burdon, 3 on Mario

Joseph Friguletto, 2 on Mario

Brett Hilton, 3 on Mario

Mackenze McDonald, 2 or 3 on Mario

Sam Robertson, 3 on Mario

Susan Robinson, 2 on Mario

Madeline Tolley, 3 on Mario

Sterra Wilensky, 2 or 3 on Mario

Schedule ⇣

UVU Cello Fest, Saturday October 11, 2014

8:00 am

Registration, Ragan Theatre


8:30 – 8:35

Welcome and Orientation, Ragan Theatre


8:40 – 9:20

1. “Cello Hero: Play Like a Rock Star”

(Recommended for ages 12 and up)

Liz Maxfield

Center Stage


2. “Sight Reading with Drum Sticks for Cellists!"

(Recommended for Book VI and below)

Richard Hoyt

Ragan Theatre


9:30 – 10:10

1. “Ideas for Expressive Playing”

Elliott Cheney

Ragan Theatre


2. Play-In & New Repertoire

Suzuki Book I to Beginning of Book II

Room 206b Sorensen Center

Hailey Heninger


3. Play-In & New Repertoire

Suzuki End of Book II to Beginning of Book IV

Center Stage

Megan Titensor


9:30 – 10:50

Youth Competition: Junior Division, Age Group 12 – 14

Room 206c Sorensen Center


Youth Competition: Senior Division, Age Group 15 – 18

Science Center Auditorium


10:10 – 10:50

1. Youth Choir Rehearsal

Ragan Theatre

Megan Boyle


2. "The Evolution of the Cello Duo: Performances of Vivaldi, Bartok and the band U2”

Nicole Pinnell and Megan Titensor

Center Stage


11:00 – 11:40

1. “Thumb Position: Strategies and Contexts”

Carey Cheney

Science Center Auditorium



2. "Pursuing the Perfect Practice: Practice tips for beginners, pros, and everyone in between"

Brittany Gardner

Center Stage


3. “Sight Reading with Drum Sticks for Cellists!"

(Repeat of morning session)

Richard Hoyt

Ragan Theatre

11:40 – 12:10

Lunch Break


12:15 – 2:00

Paul Marleyn master-class

Ragan Theatre


2:15 – 3:15

Junior Cello Choir Rehearsal

Center Stage


Cello Choir Rehearsal

Ragan Theatre

3:30 – 5:00

Concert

Ragan Theatre

Cheung Chau, Coordinator