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Faculty Artist Series; Kacy Clopton, cello

  • Date: Sunday, February 14, 2021
  • Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: Livestream Event

In Kacy Clopton’s inaugural cello faculty recital here at Luther College, she will be performing Benjamin Britten’s Third Solo Cello Suite, and will be joined by pianist, Miko Kominami, to perform sonatas by Frank Bridge and Benjamin Britten. This event will be livestreamed and can be viewed at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/luthermusic/.

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Praised by critics as “poised, polished, and passionate” (The Washington Post), “a superb soloist” (The Boston Globe), and “a true virtuoso” (The San Francisco Chronicle), cellist Kacy Clopton has inspired audiences across Europe and North America as a creative and multi-faceted performer. Dr. Clopton has most recently held the position of Associate Principal Cello in the Jacksonville Symphony for the past three seasons, where she has worked extensively on educational outreach through community engagement with the symphony.

As a soloist, Dr. Clopton has performed recitals on some of the most venerated stages around the world. She had the privilege of collaborating with famed conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen and has given several prominent performances of his newest works for cello across the United States. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Maryland School of Music, a Masters in Chamber Music from Hochschule Luzern, a Graduate Diploma and Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory, as well as a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Maryland. Dr. Clopton currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Cello) at Luther College, where she also performs with the Luther College Piano Quartet.

Questions? Contact Kacy Clopton, 563-387-1220