Kirsten McCord, born in Athens, GA is a cellist, producer and composer. After moving to Westchester County in high school, she studied at Manhattan School of Music, spent summers with The Juilliard School and got her BA in Music at SUNY Purchase. Among her teachers were Ardyth Alton (trained by Leonard Rose) and Aldo Parisot from the faculty at Yale who was deemed by Janos Starker “the best cello teacher of our time”. see more