John Marcy, Assistant Principal Cello
John Marcy, assistant principal cello, was born in France and raised in South Bend, Ind. He began playing the cello at age 10. He holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory, where his teachers were Norman Fischer and Richard Kapuscinski. He also earned a master's degree at the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Pamela Frame.
Marcy has performed and taught in a number of summer music festivals, including the Colorado Music Festival, the Luzerne Music Center and the Stringendo School for Strings. Along with his wife, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra principal oboist Judy Christy, he performs in the Christy Oboe Quartet, which recently released a CD of music by Mozart, Britten, J.C. Bach and James Stephenson. He and his wife have two young children. Marcy has been a member of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra since 1991.
John Marcy is underwritten by
Donald E. & Mary Anne Ryks.