As the 29th is International Cello Day, we’re also spotlighting our very own RVS Cellists during the month of December. First up, Anne!
Anne Robison, by Christopher Briscoe
Question 1: Could you tell me a little bit about yourself?
Mom of two, local business owner, hiker, reader. Moved to Ashland 20 years ago via Seattle, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Houston. Own retail shop The Crown Jewel with husband Jason.
Question 2: What brought or inspired you to pursue cello? If you’d like to share one of your favorite pieces of music as well, I’d like to know!
Started in 2nd grade in an after school Suzuki-based program started by the mom of a classmate. She was a cellist who had studied with Orlando Cole, and the whole community benefitted for years from her hard work and dedication to teaching hundreds of violinists and cellists.
Question 3: What do you enjoy most about being with the Rogue Valley Symphony?
Playing great music with 50+ people - there’s nothing there to not love.
Question 4: What do you do when you’re not playing music i.e. what are your hobbies or interests?
See #1. Have explored so many local trails and there are so many more to discover.
Question 5: Finally, one unusual fact, story, or tidbit about you or your instrument?
Cello made by David Burgess, well-known American violin maker from Ann Arbor.