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The North Carolina native, who grew up a Jehovah’s Witness, attended the North Carolina School for the Arts to study cello before dropping out after a year.
The ensemble consists of Jasmine Lin, violin; Anthony Devroye, viola; Marina Hoover, cello; and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano.
One of the few cello metal bands in the world, Apocalyptica has sold more than four million albums worldwide.
Church volunteers reached out and located a cello from a musician with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
A dark chord sounded faintly by two cellos and a bass slowly deflated and disappeared, leaving Michael Francis conducting, in the dark, to no one.
Music teachers showed children how to properly hold and play a variety of instruments, including a child-sized violin, cello, guitar, ukulele and tambourine and well as a full-size flute, keyboard, trumpet and trombone.
But his cello solos — which often explore the wailing upper range of his instrument — also embrace the microtonal quality in Arabic music.
His primary instrument is the western cello, which is in many ways the emotional center of an ensemble rounded out by pianist Julian Horner, bassist Dave Brodie, percussionist Hafez Javier Kotain, and drummer Doug Hirlinger.
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Origin and Etymology of cello
First Known Use: 1855See Words from the same year
CELLO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cello for English Language Learners
: a large musical instrument like a violin that is held between the player's knees while the player sits
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