Phone: (804) 828-1166
Canadian born cellist, Dana McComb, is sought after as both a performer and teacher. Ms. McComb has been invited to give recitals from San Francisco to Montreal. She has performed in the cello sections in orchestras throughout the continent: the Toronto Symphony, the Winnipeg Symphony, and the Richmond Symphony, among others. She has participated in the Banff Chamber Music Academy, National Orchestral Institute, Kneisel Hall Music Center, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival and Meadowmount Summer Music School. Ms. McComb was awarded the top prize in Chamber Music at the Canadian Music Competition as member of the Continental String Quartet.
An avid teacher, Ms. McComb has served on the cello faculty of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Eckhardt-Gramatte Conservatory in Manitoba. She has spent her summers on the faculty of The Orchestra Project, the Summer Music by the Lake Festival, and the International Music Camp in North Dakota.
Dana McComb received her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music Degrees at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Bonnie Hampton and Irene Sharp.
Currently she resides in Richmond, Virginia where she has a private studio and is on faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University.