About Valdine Mishkin
Canadian Cellist Valdine Ritchie Mishkin performs with Third Angle New Music, FearNOMusic, March Modern, 45th Parallel, cross-over group Portland Cello Project, is half of Duo Apaixionado with Peruvian guitarist Alfredo Muro, and moonlights as an extra cellist with the Oregon Symphony. A champion of contemporary music, she has premiered numerous works including composers John Luther Adams, Kenji Bunch, Nancy Ives, and Karim Al-Zand, can be heard on Third Angle Records and Albany Records, and is a frequent guest on All-Classical FM Portland. Beginning studies at age 3 and making her solo debut at age 10 with the Winnipeg Symphony, she has since performed concerti with the Sunnyside Symphony, Chehalem Symphony, and the Mercury Ensemble.
On faculty at Willamette University and with a bustling private studio, her students are frequent finalists in local and national competitions and hold leadership positions in area youth orchestras. She serves as an adjudicator, coach, clinician, conference presenter, author, and on the board of OR-ASTA. She holds Doctoral and Master degrees from Rice University under Lynn Harrell and Norman Fischer, and a Bachelor
degree from McGill University under Antonio Lysy.
Karim Al-Zand: Lamentations on the Disasters of War
℗ 2009 Albany – Ensemble: Enso String Quartet Composer: Karim Al-Zand Artist: Katherine Lewis Artist: Valdine Ritchie Mishkin Runtime: 10:46
Cello Tuesdays with Valdine Mishkin! (A Side dish for your tacos!)
Portland Cello Project – Streamed live on Jun 16, 2020 featuring Valdine Mishkin performing music for solo cello written and arranged by people who play instruments with a C string!
The Gorgeous Cello!
Humpday House Concerts – Amadeus Chamber Orchestra. June 17, 2020
MYS Virtual Hangout: Valdine Mishkin
Streamed live on Jun 25, 2020
Elgar Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, op. 85 in e minor | Valdine Mishkin, Cello
Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra Concert I – Oct. 20th , 2019
Performance & Event News
Wine Wednesdays: Earth Day Edition Livestream featuring Valdine Ritchie Mishkin, cello (Portland, OR)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (PDT) @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Third Angle New Music Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA Valdine Ritchie Mishkin, cello Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Third Angle New Music for our inaugural Wine Wednesdays livestream! Pour a...
Dear Friends,Nothing shakes us more than losing a loved one way too young. Our friend, cellist, and beloved teacher Sonja Myklebust passed away last Thursday evening after a year-long fight with brain cancer- she was only 34 years old. We are holding a drop-in...
November 20, 2019 James Shields, Clarinet Laura Metcalf, Cello January 15, 2020 Chris Whyte, Percussion February 19, 2020 Mario Diaz, Guitar Sarah Tiedemann, Flute March 18,2020 Lisa Neher, Mezzo-Soprano Valdine Mishkin, Cello Cost: FREE and open to the public...
TICKETS Thu & Fri, Oct 17 & 18, 2019 at 7:30pmStudio 2 @ N.E.W. | 810 SE Belmont St. There must be something in the water here! Join Team 3A for a celebratory homecoming of composers who honed their craft in Oregon before heading out to take the music world by...
Hello Chamber Concert Enthusiasts! Below you'll find a flyer for the upcoming concert of my dear friends and colleagues Maria Garcia and Momoko Muramatsu of 20 Digitus Duo. Maria and I will be performing a cello and piano recital in the upcoming months and Momoko's...
Cellist Valdine Ritchie Mishkin performs Elgar's Concerto in e minor with the Sunnyside Symphony under the baton of Travis Hatton on Sunday, October 20th at 4 PM at Sunnyside SDA Church, 10501 SE Market Street, Portland, Oregon. For more: sunnysidesymphony.org