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Macintyre Taback


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Born in New York City, Macintyre Taback began his cello studies at the age of 11 as a part of his school’s strings program.


Mac is the founder of the Bennetts Point Cello Seminar in Charleston, SC, which held its first festival in January of this year. In addition, he has recently performed at IMS Prussia Cove, the Perlman Music Program, and Yellow Barn, and will take part in the Kronberg Academy’s ‘Chamber Music Connects the World’ in May 2024.


Mac has worked closely with musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Gary Hoffman, and the Brentano Quartet, and has recently collaborated with Erich Höbarth, Alasdair Beatson, and the Emerson,Borromeo, and St. Lawrence String Quartets.


In 2021, Mac completed his undergraduate studies with Steven Doane and Rosemary Elliott at he Eastman School of Music, where he received the Performance Certificate and Harris Cello Prize. He is currently pursuing his DMA at the New England Conservatory under Laurence Lesser, Donald Weilerstein, and Vivian Weilerstein. Mac plays on a cello made by David Tecchler in Rome, 1723.

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