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Cello Day at Butler University

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Register online now!--Space is still available, register now to join us.

NOTE: A final details email was sent Monday, Sept. 23 to all registered participants. If you did not receive this email, please contact


Cello Day is free and open to cellists in 8th grade and above. The event will feature William Grubb, cello faculty from Butler University, current Butler students, PLUS a special guests Andre Gaskins, Lori Honer, and John Rihanni (see info below)!


Bill Grubb, cello, Butler University School of Music

Dr. William Grubb
Associate Professor, Cello, Butler University






Special Guests

Andre GaskinsAndre Gaskins
Professor of Cello, DePauw University
Principal Cellist, Fort Wayne Symphony Orchestra



Lori HonerDr. Lori Honer
Director of Strings, Franklin College
Founder of the Indianapolis Cello School 




John RihanniJohn Rihanni
Encore Orchestra Strings


Schedule (subject to change)

SCA= Schrott Center for the Arts | LH= Lilly Hall | AU= Atherton Union (dining hall)

Time Event and Location
9:45 AM Check-in/Registration, SCA lobby
10:00 AM Welcome + Showcase Recital, SCA stage
10:45 AM Master Class with Andre Gaskins, SCA stage
Noon John Rihanni presentation and instrument sampling, SCA
12:30 PM Lunch, AU
1:15 PM Special topics sessions with Dr. Bill Grubb and Dr. Lori Honer, LH 124
2:00 PM Q&A Panel with current Butler cello majors, LH 124
2:30 PM Large Cello Ensemble (informal performance with all participants), SCA stage
3:00 PM Dismissal,SCA lobby


If you have any questions, please contact the School of Music office at 317-940-9246 or Prof. Bill Grubb at 317-940-6418.