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News Cellist Paul Cohen Performs, October 4

MARLBORO, VT- (September 28, 2009) - The Music for Sunday Afternoon fall concert series at Marlboro College continues with a free, open to the public, performance by cellist Paul Cohen, October 4, at 3:00 pm in Ragle Hall.

The eclectic program will feature performances on both standard and six-string electric cello, including the premiere of an original composition, "Ground on Cycle Zero," by Marlboro College music faculty member, Stan Charkey. Other works on the program will be Two Cello Suites by J.S. Bach and a work by Krzysztof Penderecki.

Since making his concerto debut at the age of twelve in his native Minneapolis, Cohen has appeared regularly with orchestras throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 1996 Mr. Cohen has expanded his musical activities to include recording for motion pictures and has participated in Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning film scores by John Williams, Michael Nyman, and James Horner.

Cohen has led a class of cellists at Amherst College, been guest artist at the Aspen Music Festival and served as Artist-in-Residence at Emory University, Keene College, and the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music. Honors have come in the form of a Fischoff chamber Music Prize, the prestigious C.D. Jackson Master Award at the Tanglewood Festival, and a 1996 Individual Artist Fellowship by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. He is a recording artist for Centaur Records.

The Marlboro College "Music for a Sunday Afternoon" series continues with the Orchid Ensemble on October 25 and pianist Renana Gutman on November 1. For more information, please contact the Marlboro College Public Relations office at 802-251-7644 or In the event of inclement weather, contact the Marlboro College Events line at 802-451-7151.

Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of educational technology, internet technologies, health care administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont.





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