Known for a being a dynamic and versatile musician, Atlanta-born cellist, Alana Bennett, has performed all over the world. She has studied cello for fourteen years and from the very beginning has expressed a natural talent for her craft.
Since then she has performed in venues from New York City to Prague, and many places in between. Her musical journey has taken her genre-hopping in between classical, music theatre, and rock and roll.
In addition, Alana has also made a reputation as a teacher and coach and has been invited to work with talented students at New York University's Art of Solo and Collaborative Piano Playing Workshop and for the quartet program of the fresh and inspirational Bolivia Clasica?all of this while maintaining a private studio.
Currently Alana maintains a very busy schedule serving as the principal cellist of the Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and playing regularly with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra as well as the Macon Symphony Orchestra. Alana received her Bachelor of Music, magna cum laude, from New York University in Classical Cello Performance under the instruction of renowned pedagogue Marion Feldman.
She received her Master of Music from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music with a concentration in chamber music literature under the instruction of Sharon Robinson.