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Cellist in Chicago

MUCCA MUCCA MUCCA!

Had a ton of fun with Mucca Pazza this month… Watch our short-n-sweet appearance on WGN HERE!   Also… We rang in the New Year to a sold out house at Lincoln Hall last night! Mark your calendars for Friday, … Continue reading

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ChillFest 11/24

Looking forward to playing a solo set at Chill Fest, Nov 24! Little Broken Things – 2137 N Western Ave 2:15 pm – Jakob Heinemann 3:00 pm – Nora Barton 3:45pm – Mute Duo 4:30 pm – Akosuen 5:15 pm … Continue reading

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EO hits the town

adjective  ex·tra·oc·u·lar  \ -ˈäk-yə-lər \ : occurring or situated outside the eyeball; also : involving or relating to the extraocular muscles extraocular  ::::::::::::  THE BAND UPCOMING PERFORMANCES: Tuesday, May 29 tribute to LOW Uncommon Ground Wrigleyville 3800 N Clark St 8:00 details Saturday, June 2 Caleb Willitz Ensemble … Continue reading

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Mucca Pazza vs Chicago Sinfonietta!

In September 2014, Mucca Pazza experienced a monumental – but glorious! – defeat at Orchestra Hall at the hands of their good friends, the Chicago Sinfonietta. Together, they played Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and recounted the history of the French invasion … Continue reading

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Manual Cinema – Lula Del Ray

I am thrilled to be joining Manual Cinema for a couple stops on their “Lula Del Ray” tour this April. April 5    8:30pm  /  Savannah Music Festival “LULA DEL RAY” with Manual Cinema April 7    8:00pm  /  First … Continue reading

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Crazy Cello Video

Last summer I played a solo cello set of improvised sounds and noise at the Comfort Station in Logan Square. Below is video that artist Matthew Shelton manipulated using the software After Effects. Enjoy with headphones!

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Lizzie Borden took a CELLO…

I will be performing cello in the band of this all women-run production of “LIZZIE: THE MUSICAL” presented by Firebrand Theatre. Preview performances start tonight, Saturday 11/11 and the production runs through December. More info and tickets here!

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