http://Kevin-F.

Kevin-F.

http://Kristen-Strom-Renata-Bratt

Kristen-Strom-Renata-Bratt

http://Eugene-Friesen--group

Eugene-Friesen--group

http://Kevin-Fox

Kevin-Fox

http://CBB

CBB

http://Eugene-Friesen

Eugene-Friesen

http://Mike-Block-sings

Mike-Block-sings

http://M.-Block

M.-Block

http://Playing-in-the-Band_1

Playing-in-the-Band_1

http://Renata-Bratt--New-Almaden-Trio

Renata-Bratt--New-Almaden-Trio

http://Renata-smiles

Renata-smiles

http://Philip-Ewell-@-open-mic

Philip-Ewell-@-open-mic

http://Sera-S.

Sera-S.

http://Sera-Smolen-Tom-Mank

Sera-Smolen-Tom-Mank

http://Sera-Smolen,-Tom-Mank-Friends

Sera-Smolen,-Tom-Mank-Friends

http://About-to-go-on

About-to-go-on

http://captured-moment

captured-moment

Took place June 10 – 12, 2011 | Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

Guest artists included Eugene Friesen with Tim Ray on piano, vocalist Mili Bermejo, and bassist Dan Greenspan, Mike Block, Kevin Fox, Renata Bratt and her New Almaden Trio, and Sera Smolen with Tom Mank and Susan Hoover.  Send us an e-mail (info@newdirectionscello.org) if you have a question or fill out our registration form.  Click here for a schedule and description of the workshops.

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Eugene Friesen / Mili Bermejo/ Tim Ray/ Dan Greenspan

Saturday Evening, June 11 at 7:30.

One of the pioneers – solo career as well as with the Paul Winter Consort and professor at Berklee College of Music www.celloman.com.

See: Eugene Friesen on YouTube.

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Kevin Fox

Saturday Evening, June 11 at 7:30.

Cellist and vocalist – a musical tapestry of cello-driven folk/pop www.kevinfox.ca.

See: Kevin Fox on YouTube.

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Renata Bratt and her New Almaden Trio

Friday Evening, June 10 at 7:30.

California based folk and jazz cellist with her trio. www.renatabratt.com

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Mike Block

Friday Evening, June 10 at 7:30.

A pioneering multi-genre cello player living in New York City www.mikeblock.net

See: Mike Block on YouTube.

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Sera Smolen with Tom Mank and Friends

Friday Evening, June 10 at 7:30.

Cello, guitar, vocals, poetry: Tom Mank and Sera Smolen Music

See: Tom Mank and Sera Smolen on YouTube.

Concerts are open to the public.  Tickets available at the door: $20 adults/$12 students and seniors/$6 under 12.  For more information call (607) 277-1686.


Thank you to this year’s sponsors!

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David Gage String Instruments
daddario
D’Addario
 electric
Electric Violin Shop
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FLEFF
 ithaca
Ithaca College
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NS Design
 strings
Strings Magazine
 super
Super-Sensitive Musical String Co.

 


Travel Information | Lodging | Meals


The 17th Annual New Directions Cello Festival

June 10 – 12, 2011 at Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY.

Click here for the list of this year’s Workshops.

Ithaca College campus map: http://www.ithaca.edu/map/index.php#q:whalen

Driving Directions to Ithaca College: www.ithaca.edu/about/directions.php


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