Meet the Founder

Corey Averill, Cello

Education
Portland State University Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance

Awards
Full Scholarship to Tanglewood Music Festival, Scholarship to Congress of Strings, Winner of the Oregon State Solo Contest 1986/1987 (First Freshman ever to win State Contest)

2008-2009 Mary V. Dodge Award for Outstanding Music in the Schools

Honors
Performed at Carnegie hall in New York City, Participated in All-State/All-Northwest Orchestras, Toured 12 different countries with the Portland Youth Philharmonic 1989/1992

Solo Appearances
Vancouver Symphony, Clark College Orchestra, Marylhurst Symphony

Employment
Music Director at the Portland Waldorf School 1998-present
Adjunct Faculty Clark College 1991-present
Private Cello Studio

Orchestral Membership
Oregon Ballet Theater Orchestra, Eugene Symphony, Linfield Chamber Orchestra, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland Opera Orchestra

Teachers: Stephanie McDougal, Hamilton Cheifetz
Masterclasses: Carter Brey, Yo Yo Ma


A complete resume is available upon request