Next ‘Thomasville Live’ online performance to feature cellist Gregory Sauer

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Join Arts for the Community at Thomas Uuniversity (ACTU) for a Friday at Noon performance on May 15 on “Thomasville Live” with host Karl Barton and cellist Gregory Sauer. The event is a partnership with the Thomasville Center for the Arts and sponsored in part by the Thomasville Entertainment Foundation. The program features interviews, educational content about the instruments and music, and performances.

Livestream and recording accessible at and no Facebook account is required.

Professor of Cello Gregory Sauer joined the Florida State University College of Music in 2006. A native of Davenport, Iowa, he attended the Eastman School of Music and the New England Conservatory.  For 11 years prior to his arrival at FSU, Sauer taught at the University of Oklahoma, where he was named Presidential Professor in 2005. 

Praised for his versatility, Sauer performs in many different musical arenas. He was a prizewinner in the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and Ima Hogg National competitions and has performed concertos with numerous symphony orchestras. Sauer joined the Carpe Diem String Quartet in 2019, playing concerts in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Siena, Italy, and in the group’s first China tour. Along with his brother, Thomas Sauer, he serves as co-Artistic Director of Chamber Music Quad Cities in their hometown of Davenport, Iowa. As a member of the Fidelio Quartet – a prizewinning group in the London International String Quartet Competition – Sauer performed concerts in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, and the Tanglewood and Aspen music festivals. 

Friday’s performance will begin at 12 p.m.

Gregory Sauer

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