Join me for a sonic exploration into Bach’s classic work for solo cello, the beautiful and moving Prelude and Fugue from Suite No. 5 in C Minor. Written for de-tuned A string, it makes even a modern cello sound a bit antique, but at the very least, haunting as a German forest at 3 in the morning.
Portland native cellist Ben Noyes attended Eastman School of Music, received his B.M. from Rice University and his M.M. from Northwestern University.
He held a position with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and various summer opera orchestras before moving to Virginia to focus on teaching and performing.. He played with the Roanoke Symphony, Roanoke Opera Orchestra, Miami Symphony and was adjunct faculty at Randolph College in Lynchburg.
Ben has a private studio and pursues the artist’s life. He collaborates and performans throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, while also teaching, coaching, and motivating individuals of all ages and professions.