Cello Day: Featuring Guest Artist Amir Eldan

Calendar: School of Music
All Day Event
Start: October 12, 2013
End: October 12, 2013
Location: Music Instruction Building

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Peter Opie

Free and open to the public.

11:30 a.m.     Arrivals and Welcome
12 p.m.         Pre-College Student Master Class
1:30 p.m.      Lunch
2:30 p.m.      Ball State Student Master Class
4 p.m.           Cello Ensemble Rehearsal
5:30 p.m.      Concert featuring Amir Eldan, Peter Opie, Ball State University Students and Cello Day Visitors

Cellist Amir Eldan recently served as principal cellist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra by invitation from Zubin Mehta for the 2011-2012 season. The youngest member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Eldan won the position of associate principal cellist at the age of twenty-two, and was invited by James Levine to perform with the Met Chamber Ensemble in Carnegie Hall. Eldan has performed at music festivals throughout the U.S. and around the world and has collaborated with members of the Guarneri, Juilliard, and Cleveland string quartets.  He is currently Associate Professor of Cello at the Oberlin Conservatory and cellist of the Oberlin Trio.

Learn more about Amir Eldan.