Betsy Rettig, cello
Betsy Rettig is a versatile cellist dedicated to innovation and experimentation in musical composition and practice. Recent adventures in music making include participation in the 2011 U.S Debut of The Universe Will Provide with composer and guitar legend Mike Keneally, working directly with the composer for the Sophia Gubaidulina Festival (REDCAT), the Los Angeles Iannis Xenakis Festival (REDCAT), and performing solo amplified cello in the west-coast premiere of Xenakis’ opera Oresteia (CalArts). BM: Cleveland State University. Advanced Certificate in Chamber Music: Leonard Sorkin International Institute for Chamber Music at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is currently an MFA candidate in Cello Performance at CalArts, studying with Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick and Matt Cooker.