Prof. Poppea Dorsam

Poppea Dorsam

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Instructor • Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-2721 Masonic 203


Poppea Dorsam, cellist, received Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Boston University under Michael Reynolds and George Neikurg. She also received the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society award. Her Dissertation (UMI # 3214930) is on "Giovanni Battista Cirri." Undergraduate studies were with Andor Toth Jr. at Oberlin Conservatory. Dorsam also teaches at SF Community Music Center and GlenView Cello Camp, and runs a private studio. A member of the Sacramento Philharmonic, she performs with most Bay Area orchestras and Clover Heights Ensemble. She has participated in Kent Blossom, Apple Hill, and Tahoe festivals. Dorsam received CMC Partnership and Shenson grants. Her recordings are on Stillwater Sound label, as well as Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir and Lamplighter's Musical Theater (2014).

Doctor of Musical Arts, Boston University
Master of Music, Boston University
Bachelor of Music, Oberlin Conservatory
SF Community Music Center, Cello Faculty and Director of Summer Chamber Music Camp
All Things Cello Camp
Sacramento Philharmonic
Liberty Street Piano Trio
Clover Heights Ensemble
Tahoe Festival
Kent Blossom Festival
Apple Hill Festival