Tune up with a cello performance by Penn State laureate

Penn State laureate Kim Cook will perform a cello concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.

Hailed as "the superb American cellist" (Die Rheinpfalz, Frankfurt), Cook has performed as a soloist throughout Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States. She has toured extensively as an International Artistic Ambassador for the U.S. State Department presenting concerts and master classes throughout the world.

Cook is a professor of cello at Penn State, University Park, and runs one of the important cello studios in the Northeast. The program includes students from all over the world. Cook also conducts the Penn State Cello Choir, which has become recognized for its performances. Cook's students have won many prestigious awards and have received assistantships and scholarships for graduate programs. Former students currently occupy positions in orchestras and music schools in the United States, Germany, Brazil and Taiwan.

The concert is free and open to the public. 
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Last Updated March 19, 2009