ROSS, founding member and now cellist emeritus of the Porltland String Quartet, studied at the Toronto Conservatory
of Music and went on to receive a Performance Degree in Cello
with a sub-major in Conducting from the Juilliard School.
He has been awarded and Honorary Doctorate in Music from Colby
principal teachers have been Leonard Rose and members of the
Juilliard and Paganini String Quartets.
Ross has been principal cellist with the Robert Shaw Chorale,
Quebec Symphony, Florida Symphony, Boston Opera, and Boston
Ballet. He has also performed with the Boston Symphony, the
CBC Radio Orchestra, and the Boston Pops. His awards include
the Gold Medal at the Canadian National Exhibition.
is conductor of the Maine Youth Orchestra, and the Augusta Symphony Orchestra. He is
instructor of cello at and Colby College.
Quartet | Dean Stein| Ronald Lantz |
Julia Adams| Paul Ross|