Cello Sheet Music - PDF Sheet music for cello
Welcome to Cello music portal! In our music library you will always find cello sheet music, exercises, etudes, cello scales. Our PDF database contains about 690 compositions by different contemporary and classic composers. All sheet music is PDF formatted to ensure the high quality that you can print. We hope that each cellist will find any desired piece and some interesting and rare cello sheet music!
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Biography of famous cellists:
Theresa Ann Dobbs
Theresa Dobbs holds a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Music (Performance) from Texas Woman's University. and graduated Magna cum Laude, in 1997. Featured in the 1995-1997 editions of the National Dean's List, inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa, Gamma Beta Phi, and Mu Phi Epsilon organizations, serving as the Mu Chi Chapter President from 1998-99. She holds a valid certificate from the Texas Board for Educator Certification. While attending SMU she was a Meadows Scholar. A multiple award winner and featured in Who's Who; she was trained classically while studying with Carlo Pezzimenti and Robert Guthrie. Extensive experience with MIDI implementation of modern rack gear and the use of effects, amplification and programming..
As a composer, she studied with Robert Frank, Mark Dal Porto and attended masterclasses with Donald Erb, Wynton Marsalis and Samuel Adler to name a few. Her compositions have been performed in Texas, Pennsylvania, and Florida. A commissioned composer, her Dualities for Clarinet, Brass Ensemble, Electronics and Percussion; Fantasia pour Cor; Feline Romp for solo clarinet; works performed in the classical idiom. Plains of Lhasa and Tearing were composed in the electro-acoustic medium. She is a member of ASCAP, TMEA, TODA, ASTA, and self publishes. She has performed internationally and in addition to her professional schedule, taught music technology related courses and music theory as an adjunct professor at Collin College, Spring Creek Campus and maintains an active private teaching studio in Dallas, Texas; along with her duties as Head Director of the orchestra program at Brazosport High School.
Russian born cellist, Feliks Volozhanin, began studying cello at the age of seven. At the age of twelve he became a laureate of Chelyabinsk State Youth Cello Competition and continued his studies at State Institute of Music in Moscow, Russia. Since moving to the United States, Mr. Volozhanin has won first prizes in many contests including the Elizabeth Harper Vaughn, the Rapides Symphony and the SLU Concerto Competitions, studying at Southeastern Louisiana University with Karen Jung. Feliks was a teaching assistant of professor Bongshin Ko at Cal State Fullerton and also served as a principal cellist of Cal State Fullerton Symphony and Cal State Fullerton Cello Choir.
Mr. Volozhanin has successfully performed as a recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras on two continents; his recent engagements include solos with the Rapides Symphony, the Symphony of the Mountains and the SLU Chamber Orchestra.
Volozhanin’s performances have been broadcast on television in the United States as well as in Russia.
Mr. Volozhanin has also studied with esteemed cellists Kirill Rodin, Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medalist and professor of Moscow State Conservatory. His artistry is based on the deep understanding of musical fabric combined with truly individual approach of each piece. His goal is to deliver the highest quality music to audiences and high standards of instruction to students from all walks of life worldwide .
Mr. Volozhanin loves and truly enjoys teaching having over ten years of experience both in Russia and in the US. His teaching philosophy is to share what he learned from a great Russian cello school: superb technique and expressive musical interpretation.
Run, don't walk, and find yourself a copy of Harmonic Experience: Tonal Harmony from Its Natural Origins to Its Modern Expression by W. A. Mathieu. This gem of a book builds up an entire system of music theory based on resonances you can hear. If you already know traditional music theory (classical or jazz) but find it difficult to apply at an intuitive level, give this book a try.If this seems a bit too obtuse for your taste, try The Listening Book by the same author. This is a gentler introduction to some ideas utilized in the previous book.
Bowed string techniques
You can start to compile information on chord outlines for bowed strings. Chord outlines are given in two, three, four, and five notes. This information applies the same to any instrument tuned in fifths: cello, violin, Crafty guitar, and the mandolin family. These outlines can be used to play rhythm chords and solos. Rhythm chords work best if your instrument has at least one string tuned above middle C, or frets, or both.
If you're interested in lessons, contact the local music teacher and make individual arrangements. The professional cellist can help you access your existing knowledge more effectively by putting it into a framework you can work with, and by pointing out things that would help you learn faster on your own:
- ear-training, increasing your adaptibility to unfamiliar music and non-traditional performance situations
- intelligent listening, enhancing your ability to absorb new music quickly
- self-observation, helping you mold your technique to your own interests and limitations
- integration of intuitive and theoretical skills, allowing more complete use of both
Two arrangements are possible: The teacher can teach from the house-studio, or the cello teacher may travel to you.
Most people don't need frequent lessons of this kind;The teacher can only facilitate your own learning capacity. Non-traditional uses of strings are just that: non-traditional, meaning there's no by-the-book way to teach and learn about them. Whenever you meet other non-traditional string performers, you learn as much as they do, since they all approach their instruments differently.
So what exactly do the cello teacher? It use many of the materials found on its learning resources page. In particular, it will try to get long-term students interested in Harmonic Experience: Tonal Harmony from Its Natural Origins to Its Modern Expression, which many consider to be a gem among music theory texts. Following the program of study outlined in this book, one can develop an uncanny combination of just intonation, musical intuition, and theoretical knowledge. Whatever success others ascribe to cello teacher as an improvisational artist, is mostly due to the study of the book. It is perfect for individual study, and we recommend that musicians investigate.