Department of Music

cello festival

Cello Festival

September 13-14th, 2013

The UNCW Department of Music and cello professor Chris Johns will host its second annual Cello Festival September 13-14th, 2013. The event will be held at the Cultural Arts Building on the beautiful campus of UNC-Wilmington. The guest artist, Elliott Cheney, is Associate Professor of Cello at The University of Utah.

Registration Fee is $25. Register online
Download printed flyer and registration form

The schedule of events: (subject to change)


  • 2 - 3:30 PM Registration
  • 3:30 - 5:30 PM Masterclass (open to public)
  • 7:30 PM Recital featuring the UNCW Cello Studio and friends. Program is TBD.
  • Recital admission included with registration. $5 for general admission, free to UNCW students


  • 8 - 9 AM Registration
  • 9 - 5:30 PM Cello Ensemble Activities (will include breaks, lunch is on your own)
  • High School All-State Clinic (Time is TBD), led by Chris Johns
  • Dinner break (on your own)
  • 7:30 PM Cello Ensemble Concert (FREE - Open to Public)

Cello Ensemble seating will be arranged according to the listed ability levels below:

  • Cello I: Thumb Position, Tenor and Treble Cle
  • Cello II: Tenor Clef and up to 7th position
  • Cello III: Bass Clef and up to 4th position
  • Cello IV: Bass Clef and up to 2nd position

For more information please watch this event page or contact Chris Johns, or 910-962-2901