improvising cellist

composing cellist

Stephen Katz

Haydenville, Massachusetts USA



“The source for alternative cello music.” Cellocelli provides sheet music, recordings and tutorials for cello and strings by Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla, Stephen Katz, Christian Howes, Derek Snyder, the Oblivion Project tango band, and more.


New Directions Cello Association & Festival

“The New Directions Cello Association has created a network for the growing field of alternative and nonclassical cello. The goals of the NDCA are to encourage interaction among nonclassical
cellists, and to promote awareness among all cellists and the musically oriented public about the contributions that cellists are making in many styles of contemporary music. This encompasses those musical styles which are not commonly taught to cellists at music schools, especially those involving some amount of improvisation. The NDCA publishes a newsletter called Cello City Ink twice a year which contains interviews, reviews, articles, and other information related to nonclassical cello. The NDCA also holds its annual festival in June in Ithaca, NY.”

Kurt Leland

The website of my dear friend Kurt offers crystal clear channeled and astral travel information. See his profoundly useful

writings, including the book I refer to

as MY BIBLE: Music and the Soul >

Paul Winter Consort

As an ‘alum’ of the PWC, I recommend getting to know the work of PAUL WINTER. Saxophonist, bandleader, composer, explorer of the world's musics, and founder of Living Music and of the Paul Winter Consort, he has created an award-winning body of work that transcends categories, reflecting his wide-ranging experiences in the musical traditions and natural environments of the Earth.

site by SK/iWeb • Most photos of SK by Beth Fairservis

Intellectual Emergencies:

Some Reflections on Mothering and Teaching

by Lilian G. Katz, PhD and Stephen J. Katz

With a music CD and words by me incorporated into the book, my mother presents an inspirational work for parents and teachers, or anyone who has ever looked into the face of a child and wondered if she/he was making the right choices. Click HERE for more info about the book.

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Beth Fairservis

The website of my beloved wife Beth: Pastoral Counselor, artist, activist and teacher with a private practice in Florence, Mass. She is an Inner Bonding Counselor®, Birthing From Within® mentor, and Mother Woman® facilitator. She currently studies Gestalt Subtle Body Psychotherapy at the Hartford Family Institute and holds a B.A. From Vassar College. Beth is also founder of Pachamama Puppet Productions.

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Daniel Sutherland

Daniel Sutherland is an established fine art photographer working in the landscape tradition. Living on Nantucket for the past 25 years has enabled a patient, in-depth survey of an environment so highly regarded that The Nature Conservancy has included the island in its list of Forty Last Great Places. His work has found it's way into many collections across the United States and Europe.