Welcome to the EMU CELLO Studio website! Our active studio includes cellists with diverse music majors including music performance, music education, and music therapy. We are a supportive studio where each student receives individual attention, career mentorship, and a wide range of educational, performance, and entrepreneurial opportunities. Our students maintain an active performing schedule, participate in music festivals throughout the country, and several have won local, national, and international competitions! We hope you will consider Eastern Michigan University's Cello Studio as your future musical home! If you have any questions please contact Prof. Deborah Pae.

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News and Announcements

BIG NEWS | EMU Strings receives TWO NEW SCHOLARSHIPS! The Shing Cheng Seetoo Endowed Scholarship for Orchestral Strings and the Zhiwen Situ Cello Scholarship! Read the full announcement

Prof. Deborah Pae is awarded Eastern Michigan University's highest faculty honor, the 2021 Ronald W. Collins Distinguished Faculty Creative Activity Award. Read our newsletter.

CONGRATULATIONS to Master's in Music Education Candidate, Alice HaEun Cho, for presenting a her final degree recital on EMU Music & Dance’s YouTube Channel. Her program included an exciting array of works by J.S. Bach, Popper, Shostakovich, and music by Canadian composer Larysa Kuzmenko. Watch her Recital!

New Release: Watch "EMU CELLO | 8 Questions for Prof. Deborah Pae" to learn more about the cello studio. Watch the video on YouTube.

Professor of Cello, Deborah Pae, and her piano trio (the Namirovsky-Lark-Pae Trio) wins the prestigious 2020 GERMAN RECORD CRITICS' AWARD! Read the full press release on EMU Today.

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