Rosemary Elliott, Principal
Janos Starker Honorary Chair, funded by Jean and Betty Rowley
Rosemary Elliott (principal cello, Janos Starker Honorary Chair) a native of London, England, is Assistant Professor of Cello at the Eastman School of Music. She is principal cellist of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra in Ithaca, New York and has twice performed as soloist with them. Ms. Elliott is artistic director of ‘Morning Chamber Music’ at Eastman and plays regularly on the series.
Prior to her appointment at Eastman, Ms. Elliott was a member of the National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin, Ireland and later a member of the cello staff at the Royal College of Music in London. She has played with some of the most notable chamber orchestras in England, including the London Mozart Players, the City of London Sinfonia and the Orchestra of St John’s Smith Square.
During the Summer Ms. Elliott teaches and performs at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine and the Heifetz Academy in Staunton, Virginia.