Studio Teacher Meeting with Eric Kutz: Pain-free Cello Technique and its Applications

Studio Teacher Meeting with Eric Kutz: Pain-free Cello Technique and its Applications

Wednesday, February 5 from 10:30 am-12:00 pm at Potter Violins

University of Maryland School of Music Cello Professor Eric Kutz presents an overview of technical fundamentals, with examples about how they can be applied to vastly different repertoire, both beginning and advanced. He will explore different points of cello technique, including using the elbow as the origin of the bow motion, sautille, lightness of left hand, left hand rotation and continuity of vibrato. This will be an interactive event, so please bring your instrument and an endpin stop.

Cellist Eric Kutz has captivated audiences across North America, Asia, and Europe. He is on the faculty of University of Maryland School of Music, where he holds
the Barbara K. Steppel Memorial Faculty Fellowship in cello. He is active as a teacher, a chamber musician, an orchestral musician, and a concerto soloist. His diverse
collaborations cut across musical styles, and have ranged from cellist Yo-Yo Ma to jazz great Ornette Coleman. Kutz is a member of the Murasaki Duo, a cello and piano
ensemble that has released three commercial CD’s; it regularly performs on chamber music series throughout the nation. He is also a member of the Left Bank Quartet, and he summers in Chicago as a member of the Grant Park Orchestra. Kutz holds degrees from the Juilliard School and Rice University.

Please register for this event online. Thank you.

*Registration and attendance at or participation in this event constitutes as agreement to ASTA’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the individual’s image, likeness, or voice in photographs, video tapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities for promotional purposes.


  • Studio Teacher Meeting with Eric Kutz
    February 5, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *