Carlyn Kessler is an actively performing cellist and teacher in the Bay Area. She recently relocated from Cleveland, where she wrote for ClevelandClassical.com. She holds an M.M in Cello Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Articles By This Author Review ECHO Chamber Orchestra Spotlights Local Composers in “Coming Home” Carlyn Kessler - June 18, 2019 The North Bay orchestra gives a satisfying concert featuring local talent. Review S.F. Chamber Orchestra Prances Through High-Stepping, High-Energy Concert Carlyn Kessler - October 31, 2017 An airy afternoon of dances and a Bach concerto ends with Bartók’s spirited and spooky Divertimento. Review Muti and Chicago Symphony Are Brilliant, Repeatedly Carlyn Kessler - October 16, 2017 The rapport between conductor and orchestra leads to powerful but unfussy performances. Review An Ingratiating Journey with Cellist Amit Peled Carlyn Kessler - September 20, 2017 Amit Peled’s recital embraced the audience in a way that was genuinely intimate and unforced.