Happy (early) Valentine's day!
For this week's episode, I'm happy to share a collaboration with my dear friend and colleague, Dana Rokosny. This is a Renaissance era duo, played here on the viola...
February 13, 2017
Hello everyone! My husband graciously agreed to play continuo with me again this week-- thank you Charlie! I was first introduced to this sonata by my friend Erin Ellis, and since then it's been ...
January 30, 2017
This week's episode is an adaptation of a Gregorgian chant for the cello. I love early vocal music, and am looking forward to exploring more chants on the cello. Hope you enjoy it!
January 16, 2017
Happy new year! Thank to you all of you for taking a few minutes from your day to listen to cello music. We have lots of great repertoire and collaborations in the works for 2017. It's truly my...
January 2, 2017
(Performed by Jessica Sammis Nilles, cello)
Happy Holidays, everyone!
This week I recorded two of my favorite Christmas carols-- "Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming" and "In the Bleak Midwinter." I hop...
December 19, 2016
This week I have the pleasure of sharing a recording I made with my husband, bassist Charlie Nilles, as a party favor for our wedding guests. Enjoy!
Jessica Sammis Nilles, cello
December 5, 2016
Welcome to our first episode! Today's performance is from one of my favorite pieces-- J.S. Bach's G major Cello Suite. While most of the piece is lively, this slow movement provides a moment of ca...
November 21, 2016