Hendiatris Trio | Bio – Ryan Graebert
15
page,page-id-15,page-template-default,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-3.6.12,vc_responsive
 

Bio – Ryan Graebert

mainpic
On the Web:
Ryan Graebert enjoys an active career as a performer and teacher regularly presenting solo, lecture, and chamber music performances that prioritize audience engagement and break from the traditional concert aesthetic. In 2009, as a member of the Forte String Quartet, Mr. Graebert was as an artist in resident with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. In addition to performing as a soloist with the orchestra, he gave multiple chamber music recitals and hosted a masterclass. Also an orchestral musician, Mr. Graebert has served as the principal of the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, principal of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Symphony, acting principal of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra,acting assistant principal of the Ashland Symphony Orchestra, and assistant principal of the Bar Harbor Summer Chorale. He is currently a contracted member of the Winston-Salem Symphony. Mr. Graebert collaborates with his wife, bassoonist Marian Graebert, forming the Graebert Duo. They blend unusual instrumentation, a wide variety of music including original arrangements, and interactive presentations to create engaging musical experiences. In addition to regular recitals, the Graebert Duo performed as a part of the 2011 Bar Harbor Festival of the Arts.

 

A passionate educator, Mr. Graebert has taught undergraduate students at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, served on the faculty of the Oberlin Community Music School, University School, and currently manages Westerwood Cello Studio. From 2010-2012, he taught chamber music, private lessons, and acted as an assistant coordinator for the Arthur Russell Strings summer chamber music program in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Mr. Graebert has also served as an assistant teacher for Music Play—an educational program for young children—and was a conductor for the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras. He is a fully registered Suzuki teacher having completed training in all ten volumes of the Suzuki Cello School.

 

Mr. Graebert holds a Master of Music degree in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He is a prizewinner in the Bangor Symphony Concerto Competition and the Meadowmount School of Music Chamber Music Competition. Currently, Mr. Graebert is a Doctorate of Musical Arts student and recipient of the Excellence Fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he studies with Alexander Ezerman. Other mentors have included Darrett Adkins, Peter Howard, Dmitry Kousov, Melissa Kraut, and Noreen Silver.