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Geber was the principal cellist and held the Louis D. Beaumont Chair for The Cleveland Orchestra from 1973 until 2003. He is the head of the cello departments at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Kent/Blossom School (Festival). He is a faculty member of the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida; the National Orchestral Institute of the University of Maryland; the Round Top International Festival of Texas; and the Aspen Music Festival. He was previously a faculty member at the ENCORE School for Strings. Mr. Geber heads an annual cello festival in Carmel, California for gifted and advanced cellists. He graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree and a Performers Certificate. From 1973 to 2003, he was principal cellist of The Cleveland Orchestra. Prior to this position, he was a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra from 1965 to 1973, and a faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music. Mr. Geber has been a soloist with leading orchestras, and has performed throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe with The Cleveland Orchestra. He has appeared extensively with the Emerson, American and Cavani String Quartets. In addition, he has recorded chamber music with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Franklin Cohen, as a member of The Cleveland Orchestra String Quartet for London/Decca Records. In August 2003, Shar Music Company released his CD recording of 18 prominent orchestral cello solos.
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yuriyleonovich - 12 Apr 2010
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