Dorte Rolff-Petersen (DK)
Artistic Director of ACE 2018, Suzuki Teacher Trainer, Workshops
Danish cellist Dorte Rolff-Petersen works as both Suzuki teacher and performing artist with extensive experience in symphony orchestra and chamber music. She has devoted herself to perform as a baroque cellist and is a former member of the Aarhus-based ensemble BaroqueAros.
Dorte is the Artistic Director of Aarhus Cello Expo
Martha Marie Petri (DK)
ACE Board, Fundraiser and WEB designer
Martha is a cellist and a certified Suzuki level 2 teacher.
In 2019 she graduated from The Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus with a master degree in contemporary music and pedagogy. Since 2016 she's been working alongside her Suzuki Teacher Trainer Dorte Rolff-Petersen and colleague Sofia Lind Pedersen at the Aarhus Music School.
With generous support from the Danish Arts Foundation and Snyk Martha was invited (as the first Danish cellist) to be a 2019 fellow at the prestigious new music festival Bang On A Can Summer Music Festival in North Adams, Massachusetts (USA).
Sofia Lind Pedersen (DK/SE)
ACE Board and Fundraiser
Sofia Lind Pedersen was born in Munkfors, Sweden. Trained at the Falun Music Conservatory and with celloprofessor Henrik Brendstrup and Harro Ruijsenaars at the Royal Academy of Music (RAMA), Aarhus. In May 2010, Sofia made her debut from the RAMA soloist class (diploma). She has also completed her studies with a "Long Term Career Development Residency" in chamber music at The Banff Center of Arts, Canada. In addition to being an active cellist and performer, Sofia works with education and co-operation at Aarhus Music School and MGK East. Sofia is passionate about the experimental art and the curious approach to all kinds of music and also organizes concerts as a member of the Board of Aarhus Tonekunstnere (Aarhus Young Tone Artists).
Mette has a bachelor from Visual Communication from the Danish Design School. She is an animation instructor from The Danish Film School and has since then made children's short films and television series.
Her cello design is at the heart of our ACE 2018 campaign, and it was actually Mette's first-ever task as a logo designer (!)
She has primarily dedicated her career to writing, illustrating, & animating children's television programs, including the popular tv show "Lillefinger."