Summer Schedule

Summer Lesson Schedule begins Monday, June 19th. CelloBrationS continues Thursdays 8:00 – 9:30 PM.

Cross Hands 1

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Music Camp

No private lessons the week of Music Camp. June 12-16.

Count on a good time with this year’s “Numbers Theme” at Trinity Church.


Can’t remember what time?

BEGINNER: 8:30-10:30 AM
PIANO: 8:30 -10:30 AM
JUNIOR: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM (remember your lunch)
FULL ORCHESTRA: 1:00 – 3:00

Questions? Lorinda Troxler 724-774-0750

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Pittsburgh Cello Fest

On Saturday, I participated in the cello choir at Pittsburgh Cello Fest. The following link has videos of some of the performances.

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Point Contest Results

Point Contest 2017


Congratulations! First, Second and Third Place in each category.


Strings A

Grace  266
Bella 255
Asher  229


Strings B

Rebekah   507
Sophie    363
Abigail    258


Strings C

Katrina    289
Jacob   234
Sam 184


Strings D

Josephine   2632
Emma    2318
Chris 268

Dan    607
Frank   437
Danica    368


Piano A

Annaliese   101
Emma W  83
Eliot    76


Piano B

Janna    373
Lydia    354
Phoenix   103


Piano C

Abigail    409
Sophie    408
Alex    296


Piano D

Emma C   1748
Emma S  424
Max    331


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Spring Recital Pictures


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Spring Recitals

Save the date!  The spring recitals will be April 28 at 7 o’clock or April 29 at 2 o’clock at the Vanport Presbyterian  Church.



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CelloBrationS Open Rehearsal

open rehearsal string ensemble with piano

At the Open Rehearsal on Thursday, February 2 CelloBrationS played Vivaldi. Thanks to Max, if you missed it, you can listen here.


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I have a new string quartet arrangement of Steven Curtis Chapman’s Cinderella. The viola tugs at the heart strings with the opening melody. By the end of the arrangement all of the parts have had a chance to play melody. It is available for immediate download here.

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Snake Out


Snake Out is now available for as a digital download. It is a great piece to feature an advanced bassist or cellist with your beginning string orchestra. Learning to play c natural on the a string is required for the orchestra. The first performance of this work was at Music Camp.

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Walking in Bridgewater, I saw snowmen.

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