Ben Therrell, Cello
Ben Therrell (pronounced "THAIR-uhl") is the resident cellist of the Rabin String Quartet and a Doctoral Fellow at the Mead Witter School of Music in the Studio of Uri Vardi. He currently lives in Madison, WI.
He holds a Master of Music in Cello Performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he studied with Brooks Whitehouse. While there, he was the resident cellist for the Giannini String Quartet, a preeminent graduate ensemble in the Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute directed by Ida Bieler.
He has held a chair in the Fayetteville Symphony and has performed with many major orchestras in North Carolina, New Mexico, and Colorado including the Winston-Salem Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, Boulder Symphony and others.
Ben has also played for and received feedback from noteworthy cellists such as David Finckel, Lynn Harrell, Timothy Eddy, Alan Harris, Anthony Elliott, Rhonda Rider, Parry Karp, Wendy Warner, Antonio Lysy, Sarah Kim, Brant Taylor, Scott Kluksdahl, Alex Ezerman, Andrew Mark, Kim Cook, Jeff Lestrapes, Mark Votapek, and Thomas Mesa.