Alan Harris

Alan Harris

Distinguished Professor of Violoncello

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Biography

BM, University of Kansas; MM, Performer’s Certificate, Indiana University. Studied with Raymond Stuhl and Janos Starker. Recording for Vox. Master classes, solo and chamber music performances throughout the United States. Artist faculty, Aspen Music Festival (1974- ). Recipient, 2004 Eva Janzer Memorial Award at Indiana University for universal contributions to the art and teaching of cello playing. Performed with the Cleveland Quartet, the Eastman Quartet and Rochester Chamber Soloists. Principal cellist, Rochester Chamber Orchestra (1966-72) and Eastman Chamber Orchestra (1965-68). Assistant principal cellist, Rochester Philharmonic (1965-69). Faculty member, Inter-American University, Puerto Rico (1959-61), Ohio Wesleyan University (1961-65), Aspen Music Festival (1974-), Cleveland Institute of Music (1976-84, 1987-99), Northwestern (1984-87), Eastman (1965-76, 1986-87, 1994-98, 99- ).