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Tennessee Cello Workshop

February 26-28, 2021


Below is the schedule for 2020. Download the complete schedule & room locations to your desktop:

NOTE: All events will take place in the Natalie Haslam Music Center, on the corner of Pat Head Summitt and Volunteer Blvd. on the UT campus.
NOTE: Updates, schedules, and informational bulletins are being posted on Facebook, on the Tennessee Cello Workshop group site. Please join that group for fastest access to updates.


10:00 AM-2:30 PM Cello Competitions’ Prelim Rounds
NOTE: competition prelim performers need to log in to zoom 10 minutes
before their scheduled performance time. You will be let in from a zoom waiting room when it is your turn to perform.
2 PM virtual Building Tour
2:30-3:25 PM

Group Scales Class #1: Baldwin
      Bring your cello and mute your microphone

3:30-4:25 PM

The Path to Becoming a Cello Warrior
Presented by the South Carolina Governor’s School Cello Studio

4:30-6:30 PM Master Classes
6:45-7:45 PM Cello Orchestra Video Submission prep Session
8 PM Dinnertime Cello Video


8-8:30 AM Zoom chat session over breakfast. Moderators (TCW elves) leading conversations about cello and ideas presented in day 1
8:30 AM Group Scales Class #2
Mic off, cello in hand, please
     Wesley Baldwin
9:15-11:15 AM Master Class with Zuill Bailey
11:25 AM-12:15 PM

How to practice away from the Cello: preparing for recitals while
walking the dogs or waiting for the bus
     Wesley Baldwin

12:20 PM GROUP PHOTO online. Log on with your cello!
12:30 PM

Lunchtime Concert with the Kaboff Cello Studio Cello
Ensemble out of Washington DC      

Program to include “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Mario Bros. Theme”, and “Stairway to Heaven”
1:30-3 PM Master Classes
3:05-3:55 PM

An interactive session with Zuill Bailey
Observations on life, cello, and advice to younger musicians

4-5:30 PM Master Classes
6-7 PM

TCW Online Faculty spotlight performance featuring Zuill Bailey


8-8:30 AM Coffee Cello Chat online moderated by the TCW elves
8:20-9:10 AM “Being an Artist in Today’s Landscape”
     Kim Patterson
9:15-10:45 AM Master Classes
11 AM Cello Competitions’ Finalists’ Recitals
     Collegiate Division
     Junior and High School Divisions
1–1:30 PM

Special Cello Ensemble Lunchtime concert
featuring the Eastern Kentucky University Cello Ensemble

Program will include the “Erl König” for cello ensemble
1:30 PM Awards and Recognition Ceremony

Save the dates for the 2022 TCW
in person at the Natalie Haslam Music Center (fates willing!)

February 25, 26, 27, 2022

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