Dr. Tanya Carey

Cello Teacher
Cello, ECC Teacher Trainer

Tanya Carey

SAA Member


Glen Ellyn, IL

Tanya Lesinsky Carey, cellist, has presented master classes and concerts in more than 30 states and 15 foreign countries Her orchestral experiences include the post of assistant principal of the Milwaukee Symphony and prize winning recordings with the Rochester Philharmonic. As a recitalist and chamber musician, she has presented concerts in Tully and Carnegie Halls, performed concertos with orchestra, made two records with the Lydian Trio, and released a CD with her flutist husband. Her students have won prizes in major contests in the United States, including a Grammy, and are the major cello professors at Indiana University. She has a BM and MM from Eastman and a DMA from the University of Iowa. Currently she is Artist Teacher at Roosevelt University CCPA, Music Institute of Chicago/Academy, and Carey Studio, and maintains an active schedule as a clinician. She has served as president of the SAA and board member of the ISA and has chaired the Cello Committee for Book Revisions, and was Chair of the Committee that established the SAA Teacher Training Guidelines . She is the author of Cello Playing is Easy.