cellist cellist  /ˈtʃɛ ləst/


  • (n) someone who plays a violoncello


  1. Among musicians, cellists are known as incurable sentimentalists.
  2. For Maestro Toscanini, himself a onetime cellist and then the Philharmonic conductor, Wallenstein soon became teacher's pet.
  3. Discrimination in favor of talent--rewarding a talented cellist over a lousy one--is how we get talent to express itself.


  1. New Albany cellist to perform June 15

    The OPEN Art Gallery in Louisville will feature visual artist Louisa Kleinert and musical artist Jon Silpayamanant at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Silpayamanant, a New Albany-based cellist, composer and multi-instrumentalist, will bring several of his musical projects to the gallery Saturday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Evening News and Tribune

  2. Award-winning cellist Paul Olefsky dies at 87

    AUSTIN, Texas, June 9 (UPI) -- Award-winning cellist and University of Texas music teacher Paul Olefsky died in Austin after a long illness, his wife said. He was 87.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Cellist, longtime UT educator Olefsky dies at 87

    The life of a renowned cellist and longtime educator at the University of Texas will be celebrated Monday in a free memorial concert at the Butler School of Music.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman


  1. "In all your life and creative work you have many times shown the truth that art and morality together supplement each other and constitute a single goal. In all of the world you are known not only as a brilliant cellist and gifted conductor but as...
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "From the classical cellist to the emerging rock star, YouTube provides a unique opportunity for all musicians to market and promote their music and directly engage their fans," said Chad Hurley, CEO and co-founder, YouTube.
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Chad Hurley Source: The Futon Critic

  3. "I am delighted to be returning to Asia with the Philharmonic. It is always a great honor to present this Orchestra to audiences around the world," said New York Philharmonic Music Director Lorin Maazel. "Cellist Alisa Weilerstein will be...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Lorin Maazel Source: American Digital Networks (press release)

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