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Alana Dust Appointed as Cello Faculty

Alana Dust

Alana Dust

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Alana Dust to the String Academy cello faculty this fall. Ms. Dust received the Premier Talent Scholarship to study with Elizabeth Simkin at Ithaca College for a B.M. in Cello Performance. She also received a Full Fellowship to study with Anthony Elliott at the University of Michigan to earn her M.M. in Cello Performance. While in Ann Arbor, she was on the faculty at the Plymouth Music School and the Novi Music Academy. Ms. Dust’s chamber music studies were with members and former members of Takacs, Cavani, Ying, Audubon, Concord, Pacifica and Ariadne String Quartets as well as Ani Kavafian, Jaime Laredo, Martin Katz and Anner Bylsma. Among her cello and theory duties at the String Academy, she is working with cello students in our Urban Outreach program at Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Languages. Please join the SAW faculty in welcoming Alana to the String Academy.

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