Develop better intonation and learn to play more musically with the rich, warm tone of a cello ensemble. Repertoire consists of high-quality transcriptions of great music.
Program DetailsTerm 1: Sep 15/16 - Jan 12/20 (no class Nov 11, Dec 27/24, 30/31)
Term 2: Jan 26/27 - May 18/26 (no class Apr 14; 1 week break in Mar)
Thu • 7:30 - 8:45pm OR Fri • 10:30 - 11:45am
$178.46/term • Downtown
Start date subject to change. Late registrations permitted; consult instructor.
Laura Backstrom began her musical life as a pianist, switching over to cello in her teens. She studied cello at the University of Alberta with the renowned pedagogue Claude Kenneson, and participated in summer programs in Banff and Victoria. Upon graduation from the U of A with a Bachelor of Music, Laura was invited, with a full scholarship, to study with the Fine Arts Quartet at the University of Wisconsin. Her next few years were spent pursuing studies in Toronto with cellist Daniel Domb. While there, Laura completed two intensive training courses: the Orchestral Training Program, and the Musical Performance (…)