Ross Harbaugh

Faculty, Interlochen Cello Institute

Professor, Frost School of Music, University of Miami 

B.M., cello performance, Bowling Green University School of Music; B.A., Bowling Green University

Ross Harbaugh, is Professor of Cello at the Frost School of Music, and cellist of the Bergonzi String Quartet. He studied with Janos Starker, Leonard Rose, and Andre Navarra, and won the Naumburg Prize, a Prix du Disque, and recorded 20 CD’s with the New World Quartet. He’s soloed with the Atlanta Symphony, Cincinnati and Toledo Symphonies, and held teaching posts at Harvard University, University of Michigan, and Interlochen. He has presented workshops in "Tai Chi for Cellos," "Interpretation: the Tools You'll Need," and "Ensemble Communication, Verbal and Non-Verbal" at American String Teachers National Conventions. He is an editor of the Chamber Music Forum in American String Teacher, has served as a judge for the Fischoff, Stulberg and Fulbright competitions, and summers at the Castleman Quartet Program, Pine Mountain Music Festival, the ORFEO Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy, and Cellos at Belle Serre in southwest France.