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Teacher Desmond Hoebig

United States


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Channing Robbins
Leonard Rose
Joshua Roman
Mark Yee

Desmond Hoebig was appointed principal cello of The Cleveland Orchestra in 2003. Prior to joining The Cleveland Orchestra, he served as principal cello of the Houston Symphony Orchestra from 1991 to 2003. From 1989 to 1991, he was a member of the Orford String Quartet and associate professor at the University of Toronto. From 1987 to 1989, he was principal cello of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and from 1984 to 1987 he was associate principal cello of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Hoebig has appeared as soloist in cello concertos and other concerted works by Barber, Beethoven, Boccherini, Brahms, Dutilleux, Dvořák, Elgar, Haydn, Saint- Saéns, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Walton. He studied at the Curtis Institute of Music with David Soyer and subsequently received Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, where his teachers were Leonard Rose and Channing Robbins. He was appointed to the CIM faculty in 2003.

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This cellist was posted by Colin and last edited on 24 March 2007 at 3:04:44 AM.