Adult Cello Class Recital
May 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Workhouse Cello Instructor, Joan Burdette’s Adult Cello Class will present a recital on Saturday, May 18th at 3pm in the Muse (Building W-16). There will be a brief reception following the recital. Please share this event with your friends and support some wonderful students! This event is free and open to the public.
About Joan Burdette:
Joan Burdette is a cellist living, teaching, and performing in Northern Virginia. She earned her Masters in Music Performance from Ball State University where she studied cello and chamber music with Dr. Peter Opie of the American Piano Trio and her Bachelors in Music Performance from the Conservatory of Shenandoah University where she studied with Mr. Clyde Shaw of the Audubon Quartet. Joan has attended various summer music festivals including the Idyllwild Summer Music Festival and the Chautauqua Summer Music Festival where she furthered her love of performing and attended professional masterclasses and performances. She has performed with the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra, Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra, and National String Symphonia. In addition to performing, Joan has been teaching cello for almost 10 years. She began her study of the Suzuki method in 2014 and is currently certified through book 3 with plans to continue study. She believes in the emphasis of listening skills and believes they help her students to be sensitive musicians. She has also taught many group classes for general music skills and piano skills and is certified in the Orff method and uses its emphasis on movement with all her students.