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A message from our Honorary Patron

A message from our Honorary Patron

"I am deeply honored to be the first Honorary Patron of the Prairie Cello Institute. When I first met Simon Fryer while filming Inspired by Bach, I knew that he was a special musician and human being. He is leading the charge in finding and nurturing young cello talent in the Prairies. When...


Yo Yo Ma first PCI Honorary Patron

Yo Yo Ma first PCI Honorary Patron

The Prairie Cello Institute is very proud and excited to announce that famed cellist and humanitarian, Yo-Yo Ma, has agreed to become our first PCI Honorary Patron. Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his enduring belief in culture’s power to generate trust and understanding....


Brian Yoon joins 2019 PCI Faculty

Brian Yoon joins 2019 PCI Faculty

Cellist Brian Yoon has been described by CBC Music as “Canada’s next cello superstar”. Currently the Principal Cello of the Victoria Symphony, he has been a guest principal with the Kingston Symphony and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Brian also served as Assistant Principal Cello of...


Cris Derksen comes to CelloDrama! and the Prairie Cello Institute

Cris Derksen comes to CelloDrama! and the Prairie Cello Institute

Posted in News / Cello Events Regina / CelloDrama!

The Prairie Cello Institute is so fortunate to have superstar indigenous cellist/artist Cris Derksen with us this year. As a classically trained, 'genre-defying' musician, Cris has established a unique voice using her cello and electronics, to realise her particular musical vision. At the...


CelloDrama! 7:00pm, August 22, Knox Metropolitan United Church, Regina

CelloDrama! 7:00pm, August 22, Knox Metropolitan United Church, Regina

Posted in News / Cello Events Regina / CelloDrama!

CelloDrama! is here! 7:00pm August 22nd at Knox Church PCI faculty Simon Fryer, Leanne Zacharias, Scott McKnight and Joel MacDonald will perform with amazing special guest Cris Derksen. Music for cellos by Antonio Vivaldi, Oliver Knussen, Jeffrey Ryan, Eugene Friesen, and Cris Derksen. Don't...