Dr. Marie-Aline Cadieux

Marie-Aline Cadieux

Adjunct Instructor in Music, Cello

B.A., University of Illinois; M.M., Northwestern University; Graduate Certificate in Performance, Northwestern University; D.M.A., Ohio State University

Cellist Marie-Aline Cadieux has performed across Europe and the United States and has become an established presence in the Mid-Atlantic music scene since moving to this area in 1999. She performs regularly as a member of Duo Terlano and in her own solo recitals. She served for many years as Principal Cellist for the Illinois Symphony and Illinois Chamber Orchestra, as well as festival orchestras including The Aspen Music Festival, the Blossom Music Festival, Great Music West, traveling Broadway shows, and dance companies such as the Mark Morris Dance Group. She was a finalist in the Chicago Symphony/Rose Faye Thomas Competition, a fellowship award recipient at the Bach Aria Festival on Long Island NY, and has received numerous teaching awards, including the Pennsylvania/Delaware String Teachers Association Outstanding String Teacher Award. Her former students can be found in leading college music programs and conservatories, and teaching and performing across the country, and she frequently gives clinics and masterclasses for music educators and students.

  • Founding member, Duo Terlano, 2002-present
  • Founding Member, Majore Trio, 2003-2014
  • Member, Kirkland Trio, 1990-1996
  • Principal Cello, Illinois Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, 1989-1995
  • Assistant Principal Cello, Illinois Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, 1983-1989
  • Assistant Principal Cello, Illinois Chamber Orchestra, 1983-1989

World Premiere Performances, Awards, Publications, Ensembles

  • They Were Dancing, violin and cello duo by Richard Pearson Thomas, 2017
  • Images of the West, violin and cello duo by Nancy Bloomer Deussen, 2016
  • Outstanding Alumna, Normal Community High School (Normal, IL), 2010
  • Outstanding Studio Teacher Award, Pennsylvania/Delaware String Teachers Assoc., 2009
  • Sextet 2007, by Scott Eggert, 2008
  • Sextette in f minor (1807) by Joachim Nikolas Eggert, 20th CENTURY PREMIERE, 2008
  • Pastiche de Rossini:  Barbieri di Siviglia, violin and cello duo (orig. comp.), 2007
  • UCCELLO, solo cello work by Scott Eggert, 2006
  • Turns, string quintet by Paul Salerni, 2006
  • Dance Card, violin/cello duo by Scott Eggert, 2003
  • Interdisciplinary Recital (orig. comp.) with visual artist James Weiss, “Traces,” Nov. 12, 2003
  • Sonata in e minor by Emilie Mayer, performer’s edition, Hildegard Publishing, 2005
  • Three Nostalgic Pieces, violin and cello duo (original composition), 2002