Thomas Rosenberg

Cellist, MN Teacher of the Year, Master Teacher Recipient

Thomas Rosenberg portrait

Thomas Rosenberg is nationally known as a dynamic performer, chamber music coach, and teacher. Since 1981 he has been Artistic Director of the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition through which he is a recipient of the 2007 Indiana Governor’s Arts Award, the highest honor in the arts from that state.

He is currently on the faculties of Macalester College, Carleton College, and the McNally Smith College of Music teaching cello and coaching chamber music and has served as String Chamber Music Coordinator and primary coach for the University of Minnesota School of Music. He also maintains The Opus 1911 Music Studio, a busy private studio of pre-college cellists and chamber ensembles featuring many of the regions most outstanding young artists.