Fred Raimi, cello: Music of Bach and Weinberg for solo cello
Fred Raimi, cellist, is Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Music at Duke University, where he served as a member of the Ciompi Quartet from 1974-2018. With the quartet he performed in most major cities in the US, and in Europe, China, South America and Australia. Fred Raimi was born in Detroit and attended Cass Tech High School. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Raimi received his M.M. degree from SUNY-Binghamton, where he also performed as a member of the Amici Quartet. He has been artist-in-residence at both Hamilton and Colgate Universities, and won the International Cello Competition in Portugal in 1971. He was a member of Pablo Casals’ final master class, and has participated in chamber music festivals throughout the country, including the Spoleto Festival, Marlboro Festival, Monadnock Music, and Bellingham, Washington.