We are pleased to welcome two new teachers to the area with a free concert at the Rosenzweig Arts Center, 500 Main St., Columbus, Mississippi, on August 30, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., sponsored by the Columbus Suzuki String Program and the Columbus Arts Council. Featured artists will be:
Carlton McCreery, who serves as Professor of Violoncello and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Alabama. He will begin giving cello lessons in our program this fall. He will also be guest conductor for our Youth Orchestra. Students interested in beginning to advanced cello will hear him perform and have a chance for discussion.
Violinist and composer, Shandy Phillips, is a 1992 graduate of Starkville High School. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree (1996) from The Juilliard School in New York City, her Master of Music Degree from The Boston Conservatory, and a Graduate Diploma in Violin Performance also from The Boston Conservatory.
For more on both of these performers, please see our Teachers page for their bios.