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

MEET EMU CELLO's 2021-2022 Young Artists here.

Michigan All-State Mini-Series | Prof. Pae has just released a series of instructional videos for the 2021-2022 MSBOA All-State High School Auditions on YouTube. This is a treasure trove of cello technique and musical wisdom!

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.

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


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