Dane Johansen, cellist The Cleveland Orchestra, former member Escher String Quartet

My new cello gives me everything I ask for and in the way that only the finest instruments can, it often shows me more than I imagined, especially now that I have been playing it for quite some time. It encourages me to play with greater variety of color and dynamic range, it is easy to control, and at the same time I don’t feel like I am in control or that I have mastered it, rather I feel like an inspired collaborator. Every day your cello makes me listen closer and with greater interest. It is capable of staggering clarity, brilliance, warmth, and richness of sound.
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