Viola da Gamba, Cello
Baroque and modern cellist and violist da gamba, Maryne Mossey, is an active performer and teacher of cello and gamba in the Twin Cities. She has performed regularly at venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York, to the Baroque Room and Sundin Music Hall in Minnesota, with such ensembles as Ensemble 212, the New York Youth Symphony, and the Nova Philharmonic. Her most recent performances have been with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, Lyra Baroque Orchestra, and La Grande Bande, as well as other collaborative early music projects around the upper midwest. Maryne was selected as violist da gamba for the 2019 American Bach Soloists Academy. She has also performed at workshops for the Amherst Early Music Festival and International Baroque Institute at Longy. Maryne’s teachers have included cellists Jerome Carrington (Juilliard Pre-College), Clive Greensmith (Tokyo String Quartet), and Marcy Rosen (Queens College). She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Queens College and a Masters from the University of Minnesota. Maryne resides in St. Paul with her two Italian greyhounds.
“Mossey gave a nimbly expressive account of a suite from Marin Marais’ ‘Pieces de violes’.”
“Gentle melancholy ... was immediately evident in Mossey’s introspective reading of the opening Prelude.” (Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2019)