Carolyn Jeselsohn


Known for her superlative artistry and deep musicality, cellist Carolyn Jeselsohn has performed throughout the world as a soloist, chamber artist and orchestral musician as well as a baroque cellist. She received her training at the Cleveland Institute of Music studying with Merry Peckham and Allan Harris earning her Bachelors and Masters in cello performance.

Ms. Jeselsohn has participated in many chamber music festivals and work-shops including the Perlman Music Program (Shelter Island, NY), Soundfest (Falmouth, MA), Yellow Barn (Putney, VT), the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival (Detroit, MI), the Takacs Quartet Seminar (Boulder, CO) and Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival (Blue Hill, ME ME ). She has collaborated with members of the Cleveland Quartet, the Mendelssohn Quartet, the Jupiter Quartet and many others. Ms. Jeselsohn has studied baroque cello and chamber music at Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain.

Carolyn is also a devoted teacher. She serves on the faculty at the Third Street Music School Settlement, the JCC on the Palisades, the Brearley School and the Elizabeth Morrow School Summer String Festival, as well as teaching private lessons in her studio in Brooklyn, NY. She is a Suzuki Association of America certified Suzuki cello teacher.