Kathleen Long - Cello, Piano, Theory

Bachelor of Music with Distinction, Cello Performance, University of Alberta, Master of Music, Cello Performance, University of Toronto

Cellist Kathleen Long graduated in 2010 with a Master of Music, Cello Performance from the University of Toronto, studying under Roman Borys of the Gryphon Trio, and holds a Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance with Distinction from the University of Alberta, 2008, studying under Tanya Prochazka.  Kathleen has been a recipient of numerous scholarships including the Yo-Yo Ma Fellowship for Strings, the Harold Carter Memorial Scholarship, Winspear Fund and Alberta Foundation for the Arts grants, and has been a finalist in numerous music competitions.  As winner of the Alberta Baroque Concerto Competition and Scholarship, Kathleen was featured Soloist with the University of Alberta Academy Strings, 2007, and the Alberta Baroque Ensemble, 2008.  As well, Kathleen placed First in the National Level of the Canadian Music Competition in Montreal, 2009.  Kathleen has been a member of many ensembles and attended summer music schools, including the Toronto Summer Music Academy and Festival, 2007 and 2008, Orford Centre d’Arts, 2008, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, 2009, and the Toyich International Projects Conference for Performers in Rome, Italy, 2010.

As an accomplished pianist, Kathleen attended Jean-Paul Sevilla’s Summer Piano Program in France, 2006, and has obtained the Royal Conservatory of Music Silver Medal for the highest mark in Alberta for Grade 10 Piano, Silver Medal for the highest mark in Saskatchewan for Grade 8 Piano, as well as highest mark in Canada for Grade 8 Piano.

Kathleen is co-founder and performer with Metamorphosis Ensemble.  Kathleen is currently a freelance musician and instructor of cello, piano, and music theory.  She really enjoys teaching music and sharing her passion with others! 

Kathleem Long - Cello, Piano & Theory teacher at CMC
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