Chenoa Orme-Stone grew up in Seattle, Washington and fell in love with the cello at age four. She has played in ensembles ranging from symphony and opera pit orchestras to string quartets and piano trios, and has appeared in concert venues across the United States and Europe. Ms. Orme-Stone has performed with the Diamond Ensemble, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Danish Opera Pit Orchestra, the Royal Danish Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, PULSAR Festival of Contemporary Music, Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival, Indiana University Orchestras, and more. She has also been coached in chamber music by the Pacifica Quartet, the Danish String Quartet, Volta Piano Trio, Tim Frederiksen, Lars Anders Tomter, Peter Stumpf, Federico Agostini, and Cliff Colnot.
A passionate teacher, Ms. Orme-Stone first began giving cello lessons in 2009 as a cello instructor at Seattle Music Partners. She further developed her pedagogical skills as a teaching assistant to Cara Colón, and by giving after-school cello lessons to students at the Copenhagen International School. She now teaches privately in California.
Ms. Orme-Stone is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UC Santa Barbara as a student of Jennifer Kloetzel. She holds a Master of Music degree from the Royal Danish Academy of Music, where she studied with Morten Zeuthen, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Emilio Colón. Additional past instructors include Marc Coppey and Rajan Krishnaswami. She has also been invited to perform in masterclasses for exceptionally regarded cellists such as Eric Kim, Martin Menking, David Geber, Chu Yi-Bing, Anthony D. Elliot, Stephen Balderston, Julia Lichten, and Jonathan Ruck.
To learn more about Ms. Orme-Stone, please visit chenoacello.com.