UCM Cello Festival
Join us for a cello intensive with master teacher Diana Wuli!
With over 15 years of experience working with cello students of all ages, she has traveled the world learning from the greatest teachers to bring you the best of all methods of teaching. Every individual is different so she has created a style of teaching that caters to every students particular needs and goals.
Join us in the exciting time!
Diana is an Australian cellist, currently pursing her Doctoral in Music Performance on Cello at Indiana University. She is the Graduate Assistant to renowned cellist and distinguished cello professor, Emilio Colon. In addition to performing solo, chamber, and orchestra concerts, she works closely with Mimi Zweig and other renowned pedagogues to research and develop new and innovative cello teaching methods.
In 2009, Diana completed her double degree studies at the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor in Music Performance (Hons), and Bachelor in Commerce. During her time as an undergraduate student, she was selected to participate in the exchange program to study at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki. To further her music studies, Diana was the recipient of the Donovan Johnson Travelling Scholarship awarded by the University of Melbourne in support and encouragement of her graduate music studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK. She was also the 2012 recipient of the Thornton Foundation Award by Tait Memorial Trust. Whilst in the UK, she toured and performed in recitals and concerts throughout Europe; and participated in highly acclaimed master class courses such as Aurora Masterclass Sweden, and ISA Music Festival, and Britten Pears Orchestra. In 2011, she graduated Masters in Music Performance with Distinction, under the tutelage of internationally renowned cellist, Raphael Wallfisch and Nicholas Trygstad. She has also performed for many other distinguished cellists: Ralph Kirshbaum, Gary Hoffman, Hannah Roberts, Martti Rousi, and Arto Noras.
In 2012, she was offered the Manchester Orchestral Fellowship position, working as a member of the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra in New Zealand. During her time, she also went on tour with the inaugural Aldeburgh World Orchestra, which included performances at BBC Proms, and Concertgebouw concert hall in Amsterdam.
Aside from cello, Diana enjoys travelling and exploring cultural wonders of the world.