School of Music

Alan Harrell

Alan Harrell
Applied Faculty, Cello

Music & Communication Building, Room 417
216. 687-3913

David Alan Harrell, adjunct professor of cello, has been a member of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1995. He attended the University of Alabama where he graduated Summa cum laude and was named one of the university's most outstanding undergraduate scholars. He received his Masters degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and was awarded its 1994 Cello Prize. Mr. Harrell has been the winner of numerous competitions, including the Phi Kappa Phi National Fellowship, the top prize at the Birmingham Music Clubs, the Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, and the MTNA National Scholarship. He has performed with the Virginia Symphony, Sir Georg Solti’s Carnegie Hall Project, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Tuscaloosa Symphony. In 1998, Mr. Harrell was given the Alabama Society for the Fine Arts Emerging Artist Award. His principal teachers have been Hans Schmettau, Carlton McCreery, and Stephen Geber.

Photo by Roger Mastroianni
Start date 01/18/2000