Winter Concert

Lou Kosma, Conductor

Featuring Emily Taubl, cello

February 16, 2019, Saturday, 7:30 PM 
Elley-Long Music Center, Colchester

February 17, 2019, Sunday, 2:00 PM
Barre Opera House, Barre


Warm up with the sounds of the Vermont Philharmonic and meet the discover the Winner of the Jon Borowicz Memorial Student Music Scholarship Competition.

“Lyric” for string orchestra by George Walker


Lake Tyrrell in Innisfree by Rufus Reid


Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 10 by Antonin Dvorak

Emily Taubl, cello

Emily Taubl, cello

Cellist Emily Taubl has attracted attention for her expressive playing and uncommon poise. She has been called “an outstanding cellist with a bright future” by the Hartford Courantand appeared as a concerto soloist with the Hartford Symphony, Boston Virtuosi, Granite State Symphony, Nashua Chamber Orchestra, and New England String Ensemble.

She has been featured as a soloist at the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival in Los Angeles, on the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Prelude Concert Series, and for The Colors of Claude Debussy: A 150th Birthday Celebrationon Boston’s WGBH that was broadcast internationally. In addition, she has been recognized as the top prizewinner in the Van Rooy Competition.

Having studied at the Juilliard School, Yale School of Music, and the New England Conservatory, her major teachers include Paul Katz, Aldo Parisot, and Ardyth Alton.

Emily now lives in Burlington, VT where she teaches both at the University of Vermont and privately. She has been published in Strings Magazine on several occasions and is the founder of the Conservatory Audition Workshop - a program that prepares string students for auditions at top music schools.