So what's happening with Thor and cello right now?

 

Thursday, August 18th, at 7:00pm

Ann Arbor's Northside Community Church

929 Barton Drive

 

Thor will be presenting a complete performance of Schumann's Cello Concerto in A Minor, accompanied by the stellar pianist Sarah Kim. 

 This recital will also feature performances by two of Thor's cello students.

For more info, please kindly goto this link: https://www.ncca2.org/events  or feel free to reach out to Thor directly at 708-205-4212.  Thank you!

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In addition to his accomplishments on stage and as a private teacher, Thor is proud to have his solo performances featured on recordings by well-known popular artists including Gloria Estefan, Extreme, Collective Soul, Zakk Wylde, Julio Iglesias, and many others.

For over 20 years he's had the honor of being among a select number of recording artists who are also voting members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), which presents the annual Grammy Awards.

Thor's own debut recording of favorite cello solos (as cellist in Duo Sull' Aria with harpist Nichole Luchs,) entitled After a Dream, is now available on CD Baby and may be sampled below.  The CD was recorded and mastered by John Ovnik at Deaf Dog Records in Chicago.

Sigurdson's lovely recording (as cellist of Duo Sull' Aria), entitled 'After a Dream', is now available online. Here's the title track:

Other Projects

Over the past several years, Thor has been collaborating with a brilliant singer-songwriter from the Chicago area named Vessy Mink.  Her songs and performances have been featured on episodes of Gilmore Girls.  One of her recent song releases is entitled, 'Splash', and Thor is honored to have provided some backing cello solos on this outstanding track.  Please check out Vessy's music on YouTube, and you can also see her perform live along with her phenomenally-talented husband, Kevin Hill, on drums.

Thor is a trained Suzuki Cello Teacher, and teaches under the name Mr Thor.  He’s committed to teaching children as young as three about the joy of experiencing music through the cello, and he considers it an honor and a privilege to help children establish a relationship with music that they'll cherish throughout their lives.  He’s recently teamed up with Ann Arbor's Northside Community Church to offer Ann Arbor area students an outstanding chamber music opportunity:  HaydnSEEK  More info on these exciting coachings is at: www.haydnseek.com