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From a Ballard Farmer’s Market performance.  See you at the Phinney Ridge Farmer’s Market on 7/26/19 and 8/2/19 at 5:00-7:00!

Ballard Farmer's Market - Rainbow Twinkle! - YouTube

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Alex Miller’s (my student’s) beautiful performance of the fourth movement of Elgar’s Cello Concerto performed with the Garfield High School Orchestra.  Enjoy!

Elgar Concerto: IV (Alex Miller cellist, student of Peter Williams) - YouTube

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Check out some of the BEAUTIFUL photos that were taken by Chris Lui of Yuen-Lui Studios!  These were from the Fall Recital of 2017.  If you’re a current studio family and wish to see more from this event, please me!

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A couple of clips from Cello eXperiment’s NW Folklife 2019 performance!  More to come.

Game of Thrones - YouTube

I Am the Doctor (Dr. Who) - YouTube

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Here is the Summer Schedule 2019.  Please read the clarifications, below and with any questions or changes you need to make!

  • There is plenty of availability if you haven’t signed up yet.  See the schedule and choose from the open times highlighted in yellow.
  • Please carefully note your lesson times – missed lessons will not be made up.
  • July tuition is due on your first lesson in July.  August tuition is due on your first lesson of August.  Summer rates are on my homepage.
  • I increased lesson times for some of you.  If you prefer a shorter lesson, no problem – I will reduce the time.
  • Some of you requested a lesson on the week of 7/29, but due to some necessary schedule changes you may not have one.  There are other times available, so let me know if one of those works.
  • Summer Jam #1 is on 7/26 at 5:00-7:00 with a rehearsal on 7/25 @ 4:00-6:00.  Summer Jam #2 is on 8/2 @ 5:00-7:00 with a rehearsal on 8/1 @ 4:00-6:00.  The Phinney Ridge Farmer’s Market can fit a maximum of six students, so please me to sign up.  Rehearsals will be at my house.
  • Cello X members, our performance is at the Crossroads Mall in Bellevue on July 30th at 6:30-8:30 as part of Northwest Folklife’s Crossroads Cultural Arts Series.  More info to come, such as the rehearsal date, etc.
  • Cello X, there may be other gigs – stay tuned.

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Below are my summer teaching dates.  Please let me know by June 21st your preferred dates and times and I will create a schedule.  If you can provide several options, that would be great.  Thanks!

Summer Lesson WeekDatesTimes
Week 17/1-7/33:00PM-9:00PM
Week 27/9-7/113:00PM-9:00PM
Week 37/16-7/183:00PM-9:00PM
Week 47/23-7/253:00PM-9:00PM (3:00-6:00 on 7/25)
Week 57/30-8/13:00PM-9:00PM
Week 68/6-8/83:00PM-9:00PM
Week 78/13-8/153:00PM-9:00PM

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Join us this Thursday, 6/13 at 5:00-7:00 at the Queen Anne Farmer’s Market for an awesome cello concert!  We’ll be performing classical favorites from Beethoven and Pachelbel along with selections from Hamilton, Moana, Harry Potter and more!  Look for us at the performer’s area on the lawn, and don’t forget to sample the many wonderful eats from the Market!  See you there!!

Student info
  • Arrive at 4:15
  • Group 1 & Cello Phil performs at 5:00-5:50; Cello Phil only, 6:00-7:00
  • Where: Queen Anne Farmer’s Market under the performer’s tent (grass hill)
  • What students should bring: cello, stand, busking folder, clothespins, rockstop, chair or stool, sitting blanket (optional)

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Below are details for Cellopalooza and CelloFest!  See you Sunday!!

Cellopalooza!
  • When: Sunday, 5/19, 2:00-4:00 (1:15 arrival for students)
  • Where: Greenlake United Methodist Church
  • What students should bring: Cello, stool (the church has full-size chairs) Cello Phil music, rockstop.
  • Optional: frisbees, balls, blankets
  • Attire for students: something nice
CelloFest!
  • When: Directly following Cellopalooza (approx 4:30)
  • Where: Greenlake Play Field
  • What to bring: Money for pizza, ($5/person).  Please contact me if you want pizza and for how many so I know how much to order.
  • Optional: frisbees, balls, blankets, outdoor clothes, sunscreen
  • Note: In case of bad weather, we will meet at Zoe Yogurt instead.

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Don’t miss Cello X as we perform on King 5’s New Day Northwest on Tuesday, April 30th at 11:00AM!  We’re super honored to be featured on Western Washington’s only local talk show featuring all things Northwest. Catch it later on their website if you can’t watch live!  More about their program here.

And don’t forget that we perform at the Triple Door that same night at 7:00PM!  Click here to purchase tickets.

“See” you then!

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Exciting news!  My studio is moving to my new home near Crown Hill.

  • Where: 9750 4th Ave NW, #A.   It’s a townhome off of Holman Road, across the street from the QFC.
  • Parking: street parking is available.
  • Arrival procedures:
    • Enter without knocking.
    • Remove shoes and leave music by the door.
    • Go upstairs with your cello and unpack.
    • Please wait in the living room until I call.
    • Use caution going up and down stairs with your cello.  Parents of younger students, please assist.
  • Monday group lessons and private lessons will remain at the Amazing Grace Spiritual Center.

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