Tom Rosenberg

Levels Taught
Intermediate , pre-collge and conservatory preparation, collegiate, professional, and chamber music coaching
Offering Virtual Lessons?
only if truly necessary
Lesson Location
Saint Paul
$50/Half Hour, $80/Hour
About the Instructor

Thomas Rosenberg is nationally known as a dynamic performer, teacher and chamber coach. He has been Artistic Director of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition since 1981, teaches cello and chamber music at Carleton and Macalester Colleges, is Director of the Saint Paul Chamber Music Academy, Saint Paul Summer Chamber Music Institute and maintains a pre-college home studio. As well as regional and national awards for teaching, he has been presented in masterclasses at music schools throughout the United States. His students have won many awards, regularly gain acceptance into top music schools, and over thirty students from his studio have performed on NPR’s “From the Top”. They are in major symphonies, chamber music ensembles, Managing Director of the NY Phil, Director of Education for Jazz at Lincoln Center and successful in countless other professions. Tom is recipient of the 2003-4 “Master Studio Teacher Award” from the Minnesota chapter of the American String Teachers Association and has also been named "Arts Educator of the Year" by the Michigan-Indiana Arts and Sciences Council. Tom is a featured “blogger” and host of Live Internet “CelloChats” on www.cellobello.com

Tom is a Prize-winner at the Munich and Portsmouth International Quartet Competitions and three-time Naumburg Award finalist, performs with the Isles Ensemble, has been a frequent substitute player in both the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra. He has performed with jazz greats Charlie Hayden and Al Foster in Carnegie Hall, performed in all of the major concert venues in NYC as solo cello of the New York Chamber Ensemble and was the founding member of the highly acclaimed Chester String Quartet with whom for twenty years he toured internationally and made numerous recordings. Tom is a graduate of Oberlin as a student of Richard Kapuscinski and The Eastman School of Music where he was teaching assistant to both Paul Katz and Laurence Lesser. His chamber music studies have been with the Budapest, Cleveland, Juilliard, Guarneri and Tokyo quartets. www.tomrosenbergmusic.com

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