Thursday, January 26, 2012

'Cellopaloosa 4' at VCU

Joel Krosnick, cellist of the Juilliard String Quartet, will be the featured guest of Cellopaloosa 4, an instructional event for cellists, on Feb. 12 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Singleton Arts Center, Park Avenue at Harrison Street in Richmond’s Fan District.

The day-long event, beginning with registration at 8 a.m., will include group "cello choir” sessions led by Jason and Dana McComb, a masterclass for young cellists led by Krosnick and a lecture-demonstration by Krosnick on “The Language of Contemporary Music.” The concluding event will be a cello choir concert at 5:30 p.m.

For information on registering for Cellopaloosa, call the VCU Music Department at (804) 828-1166 or visit