Amedei Cello Ensemble was formed when long-time friends Adrienne Welsh, Betsy Goy and Dale Tolliver invited recent Portland transplant Martha Pressler to join them for an evening of cello quartets.

Says Adrienne: “We clicked! The four of us were such a good match, musically and personally, we decided right then to keep the group going.”

All of us standing with cellosSince then Amedei has amassed an impressive repertoire of cello ensemble music, representing over three centuries of compositions and many different genres. Their artistry, humor, and passion for the cello make their performances entertaining, engaging and energetic.

All four Amedei cellists are active freelance musicians, playing with numerous chamber ensembles and orchestras around the Pacific Northwest.