The Aronson Cello Festival (ACF) presents: Cellist Astrid Schween and Piano Collaborator Spencer Myer
Cellist Astrid Schween has gained a rich following and enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber artists and teacher. She joined the Juilliard String Quartet in 2016. She is a member of the cello faculty at Juilliard and the Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island. Astrid was for many years, senior cello faculty at Interlochen, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Mount Holyoke College. She was also cellist of the Boston Trio, a frequent guest with the Boston Chamber Music Society and a longtime member of the Lark Quartet, with whom she earned the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lockenhaus, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival and other prestigious venues. Additional recordings appear on the Arabesque, Decca/Argo, New World, CRI and Point labels. Astrid is represented by Thomas Gallant of General Arts Touring.
Gold Medalist of the 2008 New Orleans International Piano Competition, Spencer Myer is garnering stellar audience and critical acclaim from around the globe, rapidly establishing himself as one of the most outstanding pianists of his generation.