Mark Churchill with Paul Katz.

  • Singing is the best way to put students in touch with their emotions.
  • Various ways to help student conceptualize the emotions and moods inherent to the piece.
  • Instill in the student a desire to communicate, to share.


Art is it an activity in which one human heart communicates with another human heart. Anonymous

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Featured Teacher Bio: Mark Churchill

In addition to a lifetime of nurturing young cellists, Mark Churchill is Dean Emeritus of NEC where he led the Prep School for thirty-two years. He has also served as a conductor of the Boston Ballet, Asian and New Zealand Youth Orchestras, Symphony Pro Musica, etc, and is the founder of El Sistema USA.