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Cello Links and Resources

  • American Federation of Musicians
    Check out the website for the largest musician's union in the world! Link up to other sites, such as musician's health, players conferences and more.
  • Ariana Nelson
    Ariana is a cellist, teacher, and lover of the arts. She has created her own podcast for musicians, called “Keeping Cup with Ariana”. Based in Houston, Texas, Ariana plays in the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, as well as many other groups in the Houston area.
  • Cello City
    Website of the New Directions Cello Association.
  • Cello Open Strings
    Listen to wave files!
  • Handbook For Cello Students
    "Handbook for Cello Students, Music Theory and Other Facts" by Phyllis Luckman. Here is a book for cello students, ages 12 to 90, and their teachers. Students will find, in one place, everything they need to know, including clear explanations of music theory from the cellist's point of view, with playable musical examples. Also, information about the special characteristics of the cello and indexes where they can look up answers to all their questions.
  • Internet Cello Society
    International "cyber-community"of cellists!
  • The Joy of Cello Playing
    This extensive, joyful site presents much practical, hands-on information about cello playing, all in the course of a friendly cyber studio tour. There are also pages of cello humor, nostalgia and much more. Recently a new directory of Technique Topics from A - Z was added.
  • LearningViolin
    To connect people within the string instrument community worldwide, to share useful information, to help students find teachers, and have fun!
  • Kristen Miller
    Cellist/singer-songwriter Kristen Miller electrifies her antique cello to redefine the instrument in the tradition of folk, rock, and world music. Named 2004 Female Artist of the Year by Jam Magazine, Kristen was also a finalist for Best Instrumental Artist. She is the winner of several awards and scholarships, including the Zara Nelsova Cellist Award.
  • Pedro de Alcantara, Alexander Technique for Musicians.
    Books, articles, seminars, and lessons on the Alexander Technique.

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Johnson String Project

A charitable foundation whose goal is to provide high-quality instruments to children who live in under-served communities and who are participating in El-Sistema-inspired programs in Massachusetts.

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