Mar 14, 2009

Noah Turner Rogoff

Described by The Boston Globe as a “talented, . . .fine player,” Noah Turner Rogoff, cello/double bass/Director of String Project began studying cello at the age of four. He holds a Master of Arts in music theory and a doctorate in cello performance from the University of Minnesota, where he studied with Tanya Remenikova, former assistant to Rostropovich at the Moscow Conservatory. He was a student of Hans Jensen at Northwestern University. Mr. Rogoff earned his B.M. at Northwestern along with a certificate in music criticism from the Medill School of Journalism and a minor in French.
Dr. Rogoff has performed solo in the masterclasses of Steven Isserlis, Paul Katz and Nathaniel Rosen and has studied chamber music with members of the Shanghai and Juilliard Quartets at the Hampden-Sydney and Kneisel Hall summer festivals.
An active supporter of new music, Mr. Rogoff performed two solo works of Elliott Carter in the presence of the composer at the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Center in the 2006 Contemporary Composers Festival. He attended the Meadowmount School of Music for three summers and has performed chamber works with members of the Saint Louis Symphony, Eighth Blackbird and Prague’s dynamic Penguin Quartet.