Nygel Witherspoon

About

Nygel Witherspoon began studying the cello with his first teacher, David Holmes, when he was three years old. He was a featured artist on MPR's Minnesota Varsity in 2017. Nygel made his debut with the Minnesota Orchestra on October 7th, 2017, playing the Dvorak Concerto under conductor Roderick Cox. In 2019, He won the Junior division of the Sphinx Competition. The same year, he performed Shostakovich’s first cello concerto with the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra for NPR’s From The Top. He is currently in his third year of studies with Peter Wiley at the Curtis Institute of Music.

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Zoë Keating w/ Ensemble