Cello

8:19am

Wed June 17, 2015
Arts

Shreveport cellist competes among world's elite musicians in St. Petersburg, Russia

22-year-old John-Henry Crawford is one of three US cellists performing at the 2015 Tchaikovsky International Competition.
Credit John-Henry Crawford website

A Shreveport cellist is in St. Petersburg, Russia this week competing in the most prestigious classical music competition in the world.

Of the 25 cellists invited to perform in the 2015 International Tchaikovsky Competition, only three are from the US. One of them is 22-year old Shreveport native John -Henry Crawford.

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8:57am

Tue April 1, 2014
Arts

Shreveport cellist to tour with National Youth Orchestra

Eliot Haas of Shreveport will spend his summer touring with the National Youth Orchestra of the United States.

Shreveport cellist Eliot Haas, 17, has been selected to play in the National Youth Orchestra of the United States. About 1,000 students applied for Carnegie Hall’s prestigious summer program for teenage musicians. 

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