Suzanne Mueller, cellist

 

Check out these performance videos:

Solo Cello

Rick Sowash's Sunday Morning Variations, performed under the West Porch Beech Tree at Old Westbury Gardens on July 21, 2013. This lovely, fun, and endearing work is available on my 2013 solo CD, Solitaire.

David Wolfson's Time and Tide This is a performance by solo cello and recorded track (with Acoustic Image amp) of David Wolfson's incredible cello quartet, made possible with the assistance of the composer and engineer Mark McCarron. To hear the quartet in in its original, glorious form, check out my solo CD, Solitaire. (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva)

 

Bettie Ross's Milestone, composed for me in response to a Composer's Voice Call for Submissions on the theme "Decade," and premiered as part of my CD release concert in the Red Ballroom at Old Westbury Gardens on July 28, 2013. Available on my 2013 solo CD, Solitaire (I loved it so much, it was recorded within 2 weeks of receipt!).

 

Carole Worthey's Solitaire; Theme & Variations The title track of my solo CD, Solitaire, commissioned by me from the composer. This performance is from the CD release concert in the Red Ballroom at Old Westbury Gardens on July 28, 2013. 

 

World Premiere of Douglas DaSilva's Dez Anos na Vida de um Jangadeiro - Performed at Old Westbury Gardens (LI, NY) on July 28, 2013 (video courtesy of the composer).

World Premiere of works by composers age 16 and under at the 2nd Annual Composer's Voice Children's Month Concert, September 30, 2012, at Jan Hus Church, New York, NY (video courtesy of Douglas Da Silva)

William Walton's Tema per Variazioni- A 1 minute, fluid work written to be played by the Prince of Wales for a concert on his birthday. Performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

 Douglas DaSilva's Funeral for a Ball - Performed on the September 18 2011 Composer's Voice Concert, Celebrating Our Children, Jan Hus Church, New York, NY.

John Falcone's Jabberwock Jam- Performed on the September 18 Composer's Voice Concert, Celebrating Our Children, Jan Hus Church, New York, NY.

Douglas DaSilva's From Memory to History- Performed on the August 1, 2010 West Porch Beech Tree concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY.


Clarinet/Cello - with Thomas Piercy

 Douglas DaSilva's Vignette 1: Getting the Children Ready for School - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

 Leopold Mozart: Gigue - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

J.S. Bach: Praeludium - performed on the July 22, 2012 Sunday Afterternoon Concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury NY (video courtesy of Douglas DaSilva).

Clarinet/Cello. with Joseph Rutkowski, Jr.

James Grant's To Become World -  a musical portrait of the beginning of a marriage based on text by Rilke, on Quiet Strength.

CROSS ISLAND - Trio, with Joseph Rutkowski, Jr., clarinet, and Elinor Abrams Zayas, piano

Mark McCarron's The Big Picture - CROSS ISLAND, 01/23/11 - Our first performance of the composer's arrangement for us of this lovely jazz waltz, which appears on CROSS ISLAND's 2011 CD,  Quiet Strength.

Mark McCarron's "The Touch" - Another jazz waltz arranged for us by the composer. Available on CROSS ISLAND's 201 CD, Explorations.

Nature Awakes, by Andreas van Haren - CROSS ISLAND, 11-14-10 - A lovely, peaceful, evocative work, On Explorations.

CROSS ISLAND Trio Free Improv - A spontaneous work never heard before and never performed again, on Explorations.


Cello/Piano, with Elinor Abrams Zayas

Jeff Harrington's "Nocturne in D Minor," 11-14-2010 - a roiling, arcing work, on Quiet Strength.

John Falcone's Jabberwock Jam - Performed by CROSS ISLAND - a setting of Lewis Carroll's verse
 

Cello/Guitar, with Mark McCarron

 Mark McCarron's Sea Shanty - A folk-inflected work strongly reflective of Mark's Maritime heritage, performed with percussionist Stefan Schatz on the August 1, 2010 West Porch Beech Tree concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY.

Mark McCarron's The Big Picture - a jazz waltz, performed with percussionist Stefan Schatz on the August 1, 2010 West Porch Beech Tree concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY.

Eugene Friesen's Cove - Performed with percussionist Stefan Schatz on the August 1, 2010 West Porch Beech Tree concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY.

J.S. Bach Invention XIII  August 1, 2010 West Porch Beech Tree concert at Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY.