Sascha Groschang, Cello

Sascha Headshot-350pxSascha Groschang, modern and baroque cellist, is an active recitalist and chamber musician, having performed across the United States and Asia.

She has appeared at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall numerous times, and gave her solo debut recital at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 2009. She has shared the stage with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Michael Buble, Peter Gabriel, Josh Groban, and has extensive recording experience, including sessions for NBC, Atlantic and Rhino Records.

In Kansas City, she is an active freelance musician, frequently performing with ensembles such as the Kansas City Chorale, NewEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Spire Chamber Ensemble (often on Baroque cello), the New Theatre, the Coterie Theatre, Quixotic Fusion, and is delighted to be performing again with the Bach Aria Soloists.

In addition to classical music, Sascha is an avid performer and composer of new and non-traditional styles. She is co-founder, co-composer and cellist of the string duo, The Wires, which explores unorthodox styles through original music in a variety of traditional styles – from Celtic to Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz to Tango. Sascha is currently principal cellist of the Saint Joseph Symphony and is on faculty at Missouri Western State University, where she teaches cello and is a member of the faculty piano trio.

Ms. Groschang holds degrees from UMKC Conservatory of Music and Mannes College of Music in New York City.

Performing in Notes and Letters, November 12, 2016, and
The Adventures of Don Quixote, June 3, 2017