UConn Cello Day

Cello Day at UConn with Richard Aaron, University of Michigan and Juilliard Cello Faculty


Dear Music Educators and Community Cellists,

Please come ‘cellobrate’ Cello at UConn with University of Michigan and Juilliard Cello Faculty Richard Aaron on Friday, January 26, 2024. Masterclass with UConn students from 9am and workshops from 11am with our CT community high school students and friends culminating in a cello ensemble performance at 4pm in Von Der Mehden Recital Hall.

All events are free to register and attend.

Music (parts and available scores) can be downloaded from here:


Google Drive: Sign-in

Access Google Drive with a Google account (for personal use) or Google Workspace account (for business use).


Please also feel free to forward this information to interested CT high school music directors and students. If you need further information, you can email me at sophie.shao@uconn.edu



Friday, January 26, 2024

9am-10:50am Cello Masterclass

11am-11:45am Cello ensemble scales class (please download the scales file from google drive)

11:45am-1:15pm Cello ensemble rehearsal (please let me know which part you will be playing)

1:20pm-2:20pm Lunch (not provided), Information about applying to UConn in VDM Lobby with our Admissions Coordinator, Celeste Jacobs

2:20pm-3:20pm Cello ensemble rehearsal

4pm Cello ensemble concert


We really hope that you and your students can join us to make cello music together!!


All best,

Sophie Shao


Assistant Professor of Cello at University of Connecticut



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