Regina Mushabac, USA

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"Regina Mushabac is a superb cellist and musician, a rare artist and among the most outstanding of her generation." Janos Starker

"...a phenomenal cellist with a vivid stage presence" The Boston Globe

Award winning cellist Regina Mushabac is in demand as recitalist and soloist with orchestras in this country and abroad. Winner of the prestigious Concert Artists Guild Award and numerous other awards, Mushabac has given highly acclaimed performances in Europe, Central America, South America and throughout the U.S.

Ms. Mushabac is professor of cello at the Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music (Cleveland). She was a founding member of the Elysian Trio (19 years) and the Coryton Trio (5 years). Her background includes the Harvard Chamber Players, the Klemperer Trio and the Concord Trio. She was professor at the University of Kentucky and a guest artist and visiting professor at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Beginning music at an early age, Mushabac was trained by some of the most distinguished cellists of the era. She studied for six years with Leonard Rose at Juilliard and continued with Bernard Greenhouse. Subsequently she worked with Janos Starker at Indiana University for four years and became his teaching assistant.

Mushabac plays the entire standard repertoire of concertos and recital material including her own transcriptions of classics from the violin repertoire. In addition she is well known for her exploration into new music. She has performed dozens of world premieres and dedications including solo works by: Roger Reynolds, Camargo Guarnieri, Don Freund, Rodolph Bubalo, Frederick Koch, Kellach Waddle, Justin Merritt, Anne Wilson and Loris Chobanian. She has also worked intensively with composers: Gunther Schuller, Karel Husa, Steven Mackey, Witold Lutoslawski, Krzysztof Penderecki, John Corigliano, and Virko Baley.

Mushabac can be heard in solo recordings on GM Recording Label, Trumedia Records, and New World Records.

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