Zuill Baily, Cello
Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of today's premiere cellists, is a distinguished soloist, recitalist, Artistic Director and teacher. His rare combination of celebrated artistry, technical wizardry and engaging personality has secured his place as one of the most sought after and active cellists today. Zuill Bailey is nominated for a 2017 Grammy for Best Solo Classical Performance for "Tales of Hemingway." This is the Cello Concerto written for him by multiple Grammy Award nominated composer Michael Daugherty. The CD was nominated for 3 Grammy's. Bailey is Artistic Director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, El Paso Pro-Musica, The Northwest Bach Festival and is Professor of Music at the University of Texas at El Paso.