Taylor Stobinski

Suzuki Cello Taylor Stobinski is an active cellist frequently performing, teaching, and studio recording in the greater Boston area. Stobinski has served as faculty at several music schools and youth programs such as the Toledo Symphony Suzuki School of Music, Detroit Symphony WFA Youth Orchestras, Black Swamp Fine Arts School, and the Boston Landmarks. In addition to his teaching, Stobinski …

Eugene Kim

Cello, ChamberMusicLab Cellist Eugene Kim has enjoyed a distinguished teaching career. He is the 2019 recipient of the Jean Stackhouse Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Preparatory Division of New England Conservatory. His students have performed concerti with the Boston Symphony (under Andris Nelsons), the Boston Pops (under Keith Lockhart), the NEC Youth Philharmonic and Youth Symphony Orchestras, the …

Bruce Coppock

Chair of the RSC Chamber Music Department, Director of The RSC ChamberMusicLab, cello Bruce has enjoyed a long and varied career as a cellist, teacher, musical entrepreneur and arts administrator. He was Executive Director of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra from 1992-1998. Then between 1999 and 2016, Coppock was the longest-tenured President and Managing Director of the Saint Paul Chamber …

Velleda Miragias

Cello, Chamber Music Acclaimed for her “perfect technical mastery [and] strong emotion,” cellist Velléda Miragias enjoys a diverse career as a chamber and orchestral musician, educator, and entrepreneur. She holds degrees from the Conservatoire National de Boulogne, Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris rue de Madrid, Indiana University, and Boston University; is the recipient of France’s coveted Ministry of Culture Award; and …

Susanne Friedrich

Cello Susanne Friedrich, cello, was born in Vienna, Austria, and received her cello training at the Vienna Conservatory and the Innsbruck Conservatory. She freelances throughout New England as a baroque and modern cellist and also teaches cello and chamber music at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and Dana Hall School of Music. s.friedrich@rivers.org

Ronald Lowry

Cello, ChamberMusicLab Ronald Lowry is an active performer in many of Boston’s leading musical organizations. Called a “superb cellist” by theBoston Globe’s Richard Dyer, he is the principal cellist of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Boston Ballet Orchestra. Former principal cellist of the National Symphony of Costa Rica, the Handel and Haydn Society, and the Harvard Chamber Orchestra, …

Kirstin Seitz Peltz

Cello Kirstin Seitz Peltz is an award-winning cellist, educator and conductor. She has performed as a cellist with several American orchestras and was a cello instructor at the summer festival, Luzerne Music Center, for ten years. Kirstin has earned music degrees in cello performance and music education from Southern Methodist University and from the Eastman School of Music. Kirstin currently …

Jane Sheena

Cello Jane Sheena, cello, plays in the Lexington Symphony, as well as freelancing in the area. She played in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra from 1987-1991 and studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. j.sheena@rivers.org

Alexander Badalov

Cello, Music Box Alexander Badalov received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Cello Performance from the Tbilisi College of Music, his PhD from Tbilisi State Conservatory, and an Artist Diploma from the Longy School of Music. He also received a Kodaly Method Certification Level I from the New England Conservatory. He has since performed many times with the Cape Cod …