Gideon Freudmann Cello Bop

Gideon melds classical precision with the power of technology using electronics combined with classical bowing techniques, pizzicato, strumming and finger picking allowing him to tap into the mysteries of the cello’s expansive potential. Students come away with a greater understanding of the cello, the science of sound and a sense of joy as music-makers and music-listeners.

Category:

About the Artist

Gideon Freudmann’s mastery of classical cello combined with his skillful use of electronics introduces students to the cello history and construction, offers a wide variety of musical styles from classical, folk, pop, and jazz, and salutes the joy of music making.

Gideon Freudman Cello Bop 1

CelloBop (Grades K-12)

Imagine the passion of a Mozart aria or the fury of a Bartok quartet layered with an R&B sensibility. This is the essence of Gideon’s program CelloBop, which incorporates an evocative new musical form that melds classical precision with the power of technology. Freudmann’s innovative use of electronics combined with classical bowing techniques, pizzicato, strumming and finger picking allow him to tap into the mysteries of the cello’s expansive potential. Students come away with a greater understanding of the cello and a sense of joy as music-makers and music-listeners. Length: 45 minutes

Sound Science Program (Grades 3-12)

Gideon gives students a closer look at the masterful match of music and science. They explore concepts in Math (beats per measure and measures per phrase); Science (sound waves, tones, overtones, harmonics); and, Technology (electronic sound enhancement). Gideon and his cello demonstrate electronic reverbs, delays, pitch shifters and phrase samplers. Length: 45 minutes

FEES:

Single Performance: $735

Back to Back Performances: $990

Workshops:

String Improvisation Workshop for Violin, Cello and Bass

1 Workshop $585

2 Workshops $885

Program Guide: CelloBop

Program Guide: Sound Science

 

Program Types/Levels

Program Type

Program Level

, , , ,

Content Area

,

Common Core Standards

Directory Category