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Brandi Amadio Nolish began her life as a cellist at the age of 10. A graduate from the Hartford Conservatory, in 2000, Brandi took her Diploma in Jazz and Classical Performance to continue her musical pursuits at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Mrs. Nolish earned her BA in Music, with a Minor in Psychology in 2004, from the University of North Florida, Jacksonville. Her musical education then took her to Cleveland, OH, where she earned her Masters in Performance at Cleveland State University in 2006. Through out her musical training, Brandi has studied with esteemed cellists: Theresa Villani (avid performer and artist, Palm Harbor, FL); Jennifer Combs (avid performer and staff at the Julliard School, NY); Mary Lou Rylands (Avid performer and founder of the New Directions Cello Festival, VT); Laurie Casseday (performer and member of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, FL); and Bryan Dumm and David Alan Harrell (of the Cleveland Orchestra, OH). Mrs. Nolish’s performance repertoire expands the genres of chamber, classical and orchestral music; as well as contemporary, improvisation, jazz, musical theater, and performance art.
With almost two decade’s worth of experience Mrs. Nolish has shared her musical experience, taught privately, and coached ensembles in a various settings, including the Chamber Music Retreat at Music Mountain (Falls Village, CT 1999-2000). Brandi was also an active member with Body and Soul – The Art of Healing, a program that proposed to “nourish and elevate the spirit…in a healthcare environment” (Jacksonville, FL 2002-2003). Currently, Mrs. Nolish enjoys being active in performance as a free lance cellist, as well as a section player with both the Lima Symphony, in Lima OH, as well as Central Ohio Symphony, Delaware OH.