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Carl Donakowski

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Cello

Carl Donakowski was a finalist in the 1989 Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin. His recital performances have aired on WQXR New York and Südwestfunk Baden-Baden. As a chamber musician, he has been a member of the North Shore Pro Musica of New York, the Fontana Chamber Music Society, and the ARCOS piano trio. He has performed at the Manitou, Staunton, Tanglewood and Beethoven music festivals. In the summer he teaches and performs at the Bay View Music Festival and has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Donakowski is a graduate of Indiana University where he studied with Janos Starker and Gary Hoffman. He is Associate Professor of Cello at James Madison University.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Handel Extravaganza; Nightcap #1; Tales of the Night; Baroque the Bank; Poets & Puppets; Summer Sounds; Meet the New Graf; Grumpy Hedgehog, Happy Oboe; Serenades at Noon; Early Keyboard Extravaganza; Nightcap #2; Bel Canto; Meet the Composer; Beethoven Meets the Mambo; Mendelssohn’s Magic; Plucked Heart-Strings; Shakespearean Fantasies; Tabula Rasa; Baroque Inside/Out; Nightcap #3; Viola, Viola; Baroque Lovers’ Afternoon; Historias de Cuba; JSB at the Blackfriars; Moses Memorial Lecture; Bach’s Mass in B Minor

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