Cellist Beth Vanderborgh enjoys a rich and varied career as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician and pedagogue. She serves as Associate Professor of Cello at the University of Wyoming and as principal cellist of the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, artist Faculty of the Eastern Music Festival, acting principal of the ProMusica Colorado Chamber Orchestra and member of the Colorado Chamber Players. She is a founding member of the acclaimed Stanislas Sextet, based in Nancy, France, and tours regularly with Musica Harmonia and the Helios Trio. The Helios Trio will perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Cheyenne Symphony and ProMusica Colorado next season. Vanderborgh has recorded for Naxos, BMI, Centaur and two CDs for Albany Records, both released in 2013: Chamber Music of Jennifer Higdon (“Highly recommended!” Fanfare Magazine) and Salon Music of August Nölck for Cello and Piano. Strad Magazine described her Nölck recording as “lyrical and technically accomplished… eloquent and persuasive.” Her most recent CD, featuring string sextets of Brahms and Dvorak with the Stanislas Sextet was released on the European label Forgotten Records. As Director of the UW Cello Festival, Vanderborgh created and organizes an annual celebration of all things cello, drawing hundreds of cellists and cello-lovers from across the region every year. Vanderborgh holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, the Eastman School of Music and the University of Maryland. She studied with the legendary David Soyer (Guarneri Quartet), Evelyn Elsing, David Geber, Steven Doane and has performed in masterclasses for Anner Bylsma and Yo-Yo Ma.