ANU College of Music pupil Eloise Ng. Picture: Peter Hislop

ANU College of Music is giving centre stage to the brand new Cello Mini-Pageant this weekend.

Legendary cellist David Pereira alerted us to the occasion to the competition, which is able to takes place over two days, 10am to 7pm February 18 and 19, within the Larry Sitsky Recital Room.

“I’m hoping by subsequent 12 months it’s probably the most vital competition and competitors for cello within the nation! Then we will drop the ‘mini’,”  Pereira  says.

Readily available shall be workers and college students of the College of Music and Open College of Music workers, in addition to cello college students from throughout Canberra and the area, who will all work with main cellists and lecturers.

Prices will apply for members for most people to register right here however College of Music and Open College of Music college students are eligible totally free registration and tickets. Registrations for all energetic contributors shut at midday February 17. Highlights embody:

  • 9am to 6pm, February 18, panel discussions on “Life and Profession after incomes one’s BMUS (Classical Cello Efficiency)”, mediated by David Pereira.
  • 6pm, February 18, dialog on “The Grownup Cello Pupil – prospects and challenges for studying” with educator Prof Wilhelmina van Rooy.
  • 7pm to 9pm, Neighborhood Cello Choir session led by Gillian Pereira. Cellists of all ranges of ability are welcome to take part.
  • 9am, midday, and 6pm on February 19, excellent cello college students from the area will compete and carry out in three recitals. Viewers members can select how a lot they pay for every ticket. Bookings right here
  • 3pm, February 19, Bach Masterclass with Zoltan Szabo, that includes ANU College of Music cello college students.