Tanya Lesinsky Carey has presented masterclasses and concerts in over thirty states and fifteen foreign countries. Her experience includes assistant principal of the Milwaukee Symphony, prize-winning recordings with the Rochester Philharmonic, concerts in Tully and Carnegie Halls, concerto performances, and recordings with the Lydian Trio. Education includes BM and MM from Eastman and DMA from the University of Iowa. Illinois ASTA awarded her the 1993 Outstanding Studio Teacher of the Year Award. She is professor emeritus from Western Illinois University, past-President of SAA, and listed in Who's Who in America and currently is Artist Teacher at Roosevelt University CCPA. Her former students are now artist faculty of Illinois and Indiana Universities. Last year her former students were principal cello of the Cleveland Institute and Juilliard Orchestras. Her technique book CELLO PLAYING IS EASY is distributed by SHAR.