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Mahaney Arts Center

Cellist Emily Taubl has attracted attention for her expressive playing and uncommon poise. She has been called “an outstanding cellist with a bright future” by the Hartford Courant, and serves as the Principal Cellist of the Springfield Symphony (MA). Emily has appeared as a concerto soloist with the Hartford Symphony, New England String Ensemble, Burlington Chamber Orchestra, Vermont Philharmonic, Juilliard Pre-College Symphony and the UVM Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Emily was featured as a soloist at the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival in Los Angeles, on the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Prelude Concert Series, and for The Colors of Claude Debussy: A 150th Birthday Celebration on Boston’s WGBH that was broadcast internationally. In addition, she has been recognized as the top prizewinner in the Van Rooy Competition.

Having studied at The Juilliard School, Yale School of Music, and the New England Conservatory, her major teachers include Paul Katz, Aldo Parisot, and Ardyth Alton.

Emily lives in Shelburne, VT where she teaches at the University of Vermont, Middlebury College and privately. She has been published in Strings Magazine on several occasions and also founded and runs the Conservatory Audition Workshop. Emily actively performs all over New England with her piano trio, the Champlain Trio. In 2020 the trio filmed a six-part documentary entitled “Empty Stages”, which premiered on Vermont PBS in 2021. In 2022 they were awarded a Vermont Arts Council Grant which allowed them to record the Croatian composer Dora Pejačević’s Piano Trio, Opus 29 which is now available on all major streaming platforms.