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Fellow of Music

Dr. Cole Tutino

Dr. Cole Tutino is Fellow of Music at New Saint Andrews College, where he teaches cello, music theory, and orchestra. He was previously Visiting Assistant Professor of Cello at Miami University in Oxford, OH, and Visiting Instructor of Cello at Luther College in Decorah, IA. Dr. Tutino has performed extensively as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player, and recording artist. He is principal cellist of the Washington Idaho Symphony and a member of the Mid Columbia Symphony. He has been principal of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra (IN) and a member of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he has been a member of the Oxford String Quartet, and the Luther College Piano Quartet. His solo appearances include concertos with the Washington Idaho Symphony, Couer d'Alene Symphony, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Cedarville University Orchestra, Miami University Symphony Orchestra, and Luther College Philharmonia. He has spent summers playing at the New Hampshire Music Festival, the Utah Festival Opera, the National Orchestral Institute, the Brevard Music Festival, the Mendocino Music Festival, and the Las Vegas Music Festival. A proponent of a diverse array of musical genres, Dr. Tutino’s activities have included Baroque performance practice, new music, and folk and pop music. He has performed on Baroque cello with the Indiana University Baroque Orchestra, the Georgina Joshi Handel Project, and as part of the Bloomington Bach Cantata Project. At the conference of the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers, he premiered David Canfield’s Sonata for Cello and Piano, a composition that musically depicts the Christian tenets of salvation. He has also recorded with My Soul Among Lions and the Good Shepherd Band.

Dr. Cole Tutino

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    Education

    Indiana University

    2016

    DM in Cello Performance

    Indiana University

    2011

    MM in Cello Performance

    San Jose State University

    2009

    BM in Cello Performance