This is an exceptional collection of ten original etudes by Aaron Minsky. First published to international acclaim as Ten American Cello Etudes, these captivating pieces are now available to violinists in this adaptation by editors Daryl Silberman and Danny Seidenberg. For intermediate to advanced players, these dynamic and lively etudes are equally suited to performance and study.
American cellist, Aaron Minsky's compositions are standard repertoire, his music appearing in the curriculums of the ABRSM, the American String Teachers' Association, and the Australian Music Examinations Board. Aaron has given masterclasses and performances in the United States, England and Ireland, and Australia. Aaron Minsky is a D'Addario Artist and a Yamaha Artist. Also known as Von Cello, Aaron has appeared on radio and television and has performed with a wide range of artists from David Bowie and Tony Bennett to Mstislav Rostropovitch. Aaron's 'celtar' style (which combines cello and guitar technique) has entered both the popular and classical musical worlds. He had a broad musical education, studying with Harvey Shapiro and Channing Robbins of Juilliard, Jonathan Miller of the Boston Symphony, George Saslow, Einar Holm, and David Wells of Manhattan School of Music where he obtained a Master of Music degree. More information at http://www.voncello.com
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