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The 19th Annual New Directions Cello Festival

Cellists gather from around the country and the world to learn and share about how the cello is being used in different non-classical styles of music.

See the 2013 Schedule of Events.

The New Directions Cello Festival is a performance and educational forum for non-classical cello, featuring performances, workshops, and jam sessions led by guest artists (and their groups) who are pioneering new directions for cellists in a wide variety of styles. Keep an eye on this website for the latest information. Also join our Facebook group  www.facebook.com/groups/136856902991541/

This year’s guest artists:

Alex Kelly

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Alex Kelly is a San Francisco based cellist, composer, electronic musician and conductor. www.alexkelly.com

Ben Sollee 

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Ben Sollee is a cellist and singer songwriter whose music is a unique mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz and R&B.
http://bensollee.com/ 

Rushad Eggleston

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Rushad Eggleston is a wild improvisational cellist who plays a mix of rock, jazz, Americana and bluegrass. http://tornadoriderband.com/fr_home.cfm

Daniel Levin

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Daniel Levin has been on the rise since his Don’t Go It Alone debut in 2003. He is an artist who is making the cello a prominent force in jazz composition. He now has 8 albums as a leader. Joining Daniel at this year’s festival will be Ivo Perelman – saxophone and Juan Pablo Carletti – drums. http://www.daniel-levin.com/

Laura Moody 

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Laura Moody from London is a cellist and vocalist who explores what is possible using only solo cello and voice to create unique, acoustic, avant-pop music. http://lauramoodymusic.com

Cloud Chamber Orchestra

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Cloud Chamber Orchestra specializes in totally improvised music for live screenings of silent films. Robby Aceto; guitars, looping atmospherics and live audio captures. Peter Dodge; trumpet, baritone horn, piano, percussion, voice. Chris White; cello, looping and electronics.  https://www.facebook.com/CloudChamberOrchestra?fref=ts