Group Cello for Adult Beginners

Program Outline

Learn to play the cello in a fun, social environment, starting with the basics. No musical experience is necessary. Textbook: All for Strings, Book 1.

Now on Thursdays!

Program Details

Session 1: Sep 17 - Dec 3 • $318
Session 2: Jan 7 - Apr 1 • $318
Session 3: Apr 1 - Jun 3 • $265

Thu • 7:15 - 8:30pm • Downtown

New Students: Please consult the instructor prior to registering by calling our front desk @ 250-386-5311.



Laura Backstrom

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 (…)