Who Plays Wilke Cellos?

Alan Toda Ambaras

Solist, Eureka Ensemble

Italo Babini

Retired Principal Cellist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra 

Russ Bartoli

Section leader Bay Area Rainbow Symphony 

Laura Bontrager 

Soloist and Broadway Performer 

Emily Freeman Brown

Conductor of Bowling Green State University Orchestras

Ruth Valente Burgess

Cellist in Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Jia Cao

Principal Cellist of South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Audrey Chen

Masters Student at New England Conservatory

Alexa Ciccereti

Fello at New World Symphony

Sam DeCaprio

Fellow at Juliard School of Music

Dora DeCaprio

Violist at Willimantic Symphony Orchestra, Sub for Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Kevine Dvorak

Cellist in Houston Symphony Orchestra

John Haines-Eitzen

Professor of Cello at Cornell University, Soloist

Autumn England

Teacher Freelance Cellist

Carolyn Engle

New Britain Symphony Orchestra

Emanuel Evans

Chamber musician, software engineer

Abraham Feder

Assistant Principal Cellist in Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Kurt Fowler

Kurt is Professor of Music at Indiana State University

Ben Francisco

Graduate Student at University of Michigan School of Music

Emily Freudigman

Camerata San Antonio

Ken Freudigman

Camerata San Antonio

Mira Frisch

Associate Professor of Cello, Director of String Chamber Music at UNC Charlotte

Barbara Gates

Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

Josh Gindele

Faculty String Quartet-in-Residence at the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music

Nick Heinzmann

Student at Northwestern

Desmond Hoebig

Professor of Cello ad Shepherd School of Music

Lennart Jansson

Winner of Seattle Young Artist Music Festival Association 

Daniel Kopp

Member of the Suzuki Association

Loewi Lin

Principal Cellist of the Boston Lyric Opera

Brittany Platt Gardner

Professor at the Gifted School

Lindsay Groves

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

Kang Ho Lee

Kumho Chamber Music Society and Tonus Piano Trio

Alina Lim

Professor at Fort Lee Music School

Eleonora Lopez

Ascension Academy

Laura Love

Former Cellist of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Jason Love

Music Director and Conductor of Columbia Orchestra

Abigail McHugh

Eastman Community School

Dennis McCafferty

Cellist of the New Century String Quartet

David Meyer

Cellist in band Kindred

Clare Monfredo

Fellow at Tanglewood Music Center 

Douglas Moore

Former Professor at Williams College

John Napier

Senior Lecturer at UNSW School of Arts and Media

Marilyn De Oliviera

Assistant Principal Cellist of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra

Sam Ou

Faculty Member and Assistant String Chairperson at New England Conservatory

Carol Ou

Cellist of the Carpe Diem String Quartet, Faculty Member of New England Conservatory

Laurinel Owens

Principal of the House of Strings

Lauren Peacock

Masters Student at Austin Butler School of Music

Christopher Pettit

Faculty Member at Wheaton College

Erica Pickhardt

Adjunct Professor at Emma Willard School

Elise Pittenger

Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais

Daniel Poceta

Cellist at Calgary Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Pologe

Professor of Cello at University School of Music, Oregon String Quartet

Sharon Rizzo

Redlands Symphony Orchestra

Lydia Rhea

Orchestra Soloist and Freelance Cellist

Davin Rubicz

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Lisa Howard Schaughnessy

North Carolina Symphony Orchestra

Ron Schecter

Maui Chamber Orchestra

Myron Schwager

Freelance Cellist

Laura Sterns Selby

Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

Evan Setzer

Soloist and Song Writer

Leo Singer

Doctorate Student in cello performance from the University of Michigan

Jeff Singler

Former Principal Cellist for Ohio Valley Symphony Orchestra

Hannah Sohn

Student at Sweelinck Academie - Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Janos Starker

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music

Nancy Hambleton-Torrente

Amaranthus Ensemble

Gardiner von Trapp

Freelance Cellist and Neuroscientist PHD

Nicholas Tzavaras

Solost, Shanghai String Quartet, Guest Principal Cellist of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra 

Melissa Westgate

Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra

Carin Joy Wiesner

Concert Master of West Hartford

Richard Wilkin

Cellist at Kassel State Theater

Marza Wilks

Soloist, Masters Student at Juliard

Aaron Wong

Student at Yale University 

Keiko Ying

Principal Cellist in City Music Chamber Orchestra

Peter Zay

Hartford Symphony Orchestra