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Seth Russell

Musician


Vacaville, CA
Cello
@cellogoodsir
6 Followers
12 Played at 12 groupmuses!

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Cellist Seth Russell performs internationally as a chamber musician, soloist, and orchestral player. He was recently awarded a top prize in the 2017 New York International Artists Competition, and will perform in Carnegie Hall for the Winners Concert in September. In 2015-16 he served as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Cello and cellist of the Ceruti Quartet at University of Memphis in Tennessee. In January 2016 he performed with clarinetist Jon Manasse and pianist Natasha Paremski for Concerts International.

Seth is passionate about chamber music and creating new ways to connect with audiences. He helped form the Oceanus Quartet, which received a New England Conservatory Entrepreneurial grant for an educational/performance tour of Taiwan in May-June, 2015. Seth was a founding member of Phoenix, a chamber orchestra in Boston that creates unique concert experiences through programming, venue, and audience engagement. In Boston he was also involved with Groupmuse, an online platform for organizing classical music house concerts. Seth has been a member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra and Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra in SC, and Discovery Ensemble in Boston, MA. He has been invited to numerous summer music festivals, including Interlochen Summer Arts Camp as a String Quartet Fellow, Taos School of Music, and the Colorado College and Sarasota Summer Music festivals.

A native of Greenville, SC, Seth holds a Bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance and a Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music where he studied with David Ying. He received a Master’s degree in Cello Performance from New England Conservatory where he studied with Paul Katz. Seth has also studied with Lluis Claret, Gary Hoffman, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Pieter Wispelwey, and worked with the Ying, Borromeo, Brentano, and Shanghai Quartets. In Fall 2017 he will begin the Doctorate of Musical Arts program in Cello Performance at University of Texas at Austin with Bion Tsang.

www.sethrussellcello.com

Traditional Repertoire

Solo cello works like Bach, Sollima, Cassado, and more! Chamber works like the quartets of Beethoven, Haydn, Mozart, Britten, Shostakovich, and many others.

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Groups

BSOM Quartet

  • String Quartet
  • 78712
  • 3 groupmuses played
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Oceanus Quartet

  • String Quartet
  • Boston, MA
  • Hasn't played any groupmuses, yet

Seth Russell

  • Cello
  • Boston, MA
  • 2 groupmuses played

Performed groupmuses (12)

Old and New with Seth Russell

  • Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • online New York, NY

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This groupmuse happened about 7 hours ago

Old and New with Seth Russell

  • Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 6:00 PM
  • Western Addition, SF San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened 4 days ago

Bach Cello Suite No. 6 and more!

  • Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 6:30 PM
  • Internet San Francisco, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago

Fiddling at the Fern House

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Lower Piedmont Ave, Oakland Oakland, CA

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This groupmuse happened 4 months ago

Third Movement

  • Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • Bluffs Of Lost Creek, Austin
This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Second Movement

  • Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • Bluffs Of Lost Creek, Austin
This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

MiniACL

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 6:30 PM
  • Bluffs Of Lost Creek, Austin Austin, TX
This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Spring Concert at The Parish House

  • Friday, May 18, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin Austin, TX

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This groupmuse happened about 2 years ago

Intimate and cozy Spring Groupmuse with Seth Russell

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Oakmont Heights, Austin Austin, TX

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This groupmuse happened about 2 years ago

BADhouse GroupMuse!

  • Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 8:00 PM
  • Area IV, Cambridge Cambridge, MA

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This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Oceanus Quartet groupmuse

  • Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 8:00 PM
  • Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

The Salon at Knowlton Manor Presents: A Very Fancy Evening with The Mercury String Quartet!!

  • Friday, May 9, 2014, at 7:00 PM
  • Somerville, MA

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This groupmuse happened about 6 years ago