Marcy Rosen

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Marcy Rosen is an American cellist[1][2] who is a member of the Mendelssohn Quartet,[3][4][5] Los Angeles Times music critic Herbert Glass has called her "one of the intimate art's abiding treasures.".

Early life and education[edit]

Rosen was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Her music teachers included Gordon Epperson, Orlando Cole, Marcus Adeney, Felix Galimir, Karen Tuttle and Sandor Vegh. Rosen is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music.


Rosen made her concerto debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age eighteen. She was a member of the Cantelina Chamber Players in 1982.[6] She was a member of the Mendelssohn Quartet in 1986 when they made their recording debut with String Quartet No. 11 (Dvořák), Op. 61.[7]

Rosen has since appeared with the Dallas Symphony, the Phoenix Symphony, the Caramoor Summer Music Festival Orchestra, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, the Jupiter Symphony and Concord Chamber Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall, and the Tokyo Symphony at Bunkamura in Tokyo.

Rosen has served on the faculties of the North Carolina School of the Arts, the Eastman School of Music, the New England Conservatory of Music and the University of Delaware. She has acted as the artistic co-director of the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival.[8]

As of 2014, Rosen was assistant professor of Cello at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and on the Faculty at the Mannes College of Music in New York City, as well as continuing to perform and record professionally.[9][10]


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  2. ^ Century Association (New York, N.Y.) (1973). The Century Yearbook. Century Association. p. 58.
  3. ^ Evan Allan Jones (2009). Intimate Voices: Shostakovich to the avant-garde. Dmitri Shostakovich : the string quartets. University Rochester Press. pp. 321–. ISBN 978-1-58046-322-5.
  4. ^ City University of New York Maurice Peress Professor of Music Queen's College and the Graduate Center (26 February 2004). Dvorak to Duke Ellington : A Conductor Explores America's Music and Its African American Roots: A Conductor Explores America's Music and Its African American Roots. Oxford University Press. pp. 229–. ISBN 978-0-19-535695-3.
  5. ^ Peter Hugh Reed (1992). American Record Guide. Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation.
  6. ^ High Fidelity volume 32. ABC Leisure Magazines. 1982.
  7. ^ Ovation. Vol. 7. Ovation Magazine Associates. 1986. p. 46.
  8. ^ Allison Blake (9 September 2011). Explorer's Guide Baltimore, Annapolis & The Chesapeake Bay: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations). Countryman Press. pp. 226–. ISBN 978-1-58157-835-5.
  9. ^ "Piano trio captures moodiness, color of Beethoven, Ravel at Brock Hall". AL.COM, Michael Huebner October 22, 2014
  10. ^ "Bravo for Beethoven at Marlboro Music". Boston Globe, By David Weininger August 07, 2012