ADDRESSPage Museum, Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA
ADDRESS DETAILSout in front
TIMEMarch 24, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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DERMOT MULRONEY (actor, writer, director, musician, cellist, songwriter, composer) is a life-long multi-instrumentalist. Dermot started playing cello in the public school system in Alexandria, VA as a student of Loren D. Stephenson. He was a winner of DC area student solo cello competitions and was principal cellist of the Northern Virginia Youth Symphony, as well as state and regional orchestra from 1978–1981. He was a student at Interlochen Music Camp and a member of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra (WYSO). Dermot was a master class cello student of Janos Starker and a student of Antony Cooke at Northwestern University (music minor). He played under the baton of Mstislav Rostropovich and Leonard Bernstein with the National Symphony Student Orchestra at The Kennedy Center 1978-81. Dermot has been an orchestra sectional cellist in the Hollywood Studio Symphony of composer Michael Giacchino since 2011, playing sessions on such film scores such as Incredibles 2, Coco, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Jurassic World. Tim Simonec conductor. Dermot has appeared in over 100 film and television productions—frequently playing a musician. Recently seen in season 2 & 3 of Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle, Dermot plays his own pre-recorded solo performances of Lalo’s Cello Concerto D Minor and Faure’s Elegy. He portrays the role of orchestral conductor and world-famous cellist Andrew Walsh.
DALE HENDERSON began cello at five and thrived as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral cellist in Boston’s rich musical community. Described by Yo-Yo Ma as “a very gifted musician, a natural cellist,” Dale made his professional solo debut at thirteen with the Buffalo Philharmonic and conductor Eiji Oue. In 1993 Sir Yehudi Menuhin invited Dale to attend the International Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland, and from 1996 to 2000 Henderson earned a Bachelor of Music at Boston’s New England Conservatory. He also studied in Paris and pursued a Master of Music at UCLA.
From 2004 to 2008 Dale served as the cello faculty at Community Music Center of Boston, joining them in their mission to bring quality classical music education to underserved urban youth. In 2010 he founded Bach in the Subways in New York. Begun as a solo project intended to bring classical music to new audiences, within five years Bach in the Subways grew into a global music movement which now brings live Bach to the public in hundreds of cities in dozens of countries. Dale is based in New York City and performs around the world.