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Teacher Iris van Eck

United States

Ft Lauderdale

Cellist type:

Performing fields:
solo, chamber, orchestra

Raya Garbousova
Jean Decroos
Rene van Ast

Iris van Eck, a native of Holland, studied at the Royal Conservatory in the Hague with Jean Decroos & Rene van Ast before moving to the United States where she studied with madame Raya Garbousova. She participated in master classes with Paul and Maude Tortellier in Essen and in Luzern, with William Pleeth, Lyn Harrell, Mischa Maiski and Jeffrey Solow at the Piattigorsky Seminar, and with Joseph Gingold and the Guarneri Quartet at the Cleveland Chamber music Seminar
Ms van Eck is principal cellist for the Florida Grand Opera Orchestra and the Florida Classical Orchestra and teaches at Florida International University. She has appeared as soloist with various orchestras in the United States & in Europe. She is scheduled to appear as soloist with the Florida Classical Orchestra in March 2006 playing the (Robert) Schumann cello concerto. She plays a beautiful French cello made by Bernardel Pere in 1831.
Ms van Eck is an avid chamber music performer and lover and the founder of Chameleon Musicians inc. In January 2003 she started the successful "Chameleon Chamber music series at the Leiser Opera center" in Fort Lauderdale. Chameleon Musicians, Inc is now a non profit organization, dedicated to bringing chamber music of the highest quality to South Florida.

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This cellist was posted by Iris van Eck and last edited on 31 May 2005 at 3:36:49 AM.