Cello festival in Ecuador co-founded by Master’s student and cellist Ivan Fabara

Cellist Ivan Fabara, a Master’s student in Western’s Don Wright Faculty of Music, co-founded the Quito Cellos Festival in Ecuador’s capital in order to promote and encourage participation in the arts.

“I started the festival after my studies in Venezuela; it is the country with the most developed music program in South America. I learned a lot about festivals, and I learned how to play cello in a group,” said Fabara, who came to Western by way of the University of Montreal and is now supervised by Music professor Tom Wiebe.

Read full article (Western News, Nov. 14, 2018)
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