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Cello Popper Day – online event

Sunday, October 18th 2020
10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Schedule of Events:

  • 10:30am Healthy Cellists Workshop
    • Learn concepts and strategies for a long and healthy life playing the cello
  • 11:30am Group Warm-up and Technique Class
    • Experience an ISU-style technique class and be introduced to the foundations of healthy cello technique
  • 12:30pm lunch break
  • 1:15-2:45pm Masterclass
    • Selected ISU cellists and applicants will have a chance to perform and will be coached by Dr. Cora Swenson Lee
  • 3pm Popper Day (Plus!) Concert
    • Watch a streamed recital of works by Popper, Romberg, Kummer, Lee, and more! Performances will feature ISU Cellists and local pre-college students
  • 4pm Post-Concert Cello Chat
    • Hang out on Zoom with current ISU cello students and learn what it’s like to be a music student at ISU!

Registration:  https://forms.gle/xyqx3HSyppdNyoMV9

  • There is no fee to participate! However, registration is required.
  • Registration deadline if applying to perform in the masterclass: Oct. 1st
  • Registration deadline if registering as a participant: Oct. 15th

If you would like to apply to play in the masterclass, please include an unlisted YouTube link to a video of yourself performing a piece from the standard repertoire. You will be notified no later than October 9th if you have been chosen to perform in the masterclass.


For additional information contact Dr. Cora Swenson Lee, (309)438-8009 or chswens@ilstu.edu.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.


School of Music
(309) 438-7631