Concert Videos, Recordings, & Radio Broadcasts

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Soloist with orchestra
(YouTube Video links are in bold - more to follow).
  • Beethoven - Triple Concerto - Champaign-Urbana Symphony - Kathreen Ryan/Violin, Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Lydia Artymiw/ Piano, Michael Charry/Conductor
  • Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei -
    Barbara Hedlund, Cello, IL Wesleyan Civic Orchestra
  • Casals - Song of the Birds NW Symphony Encore - Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel Music Director
  • Faure - Elegy - Champaign Urbana Symphony,
    Paul Vermel Music Director
  • FJ Haydn - Concerto in C Major - Purdue University Symphony, Eduardo Ostergren/Conductor -
    | Part 2 |  Part 3
  • FJ Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante - Heartland Festival Orchestra, David Commanday/Conductor
  • Kuhlau - Adagio for Cello, Harp, & Strings -
    Eureka Strings Festival, Barbara Hedlund/cello,
    Sydney Campen/Harp,
    David Commanday/Conductor
  • Richard Strauss Don Quixote Solo Selections -
    Clip 1
    | Clip 2 | Clip 3 | Clip 4 | Clip 5  - Danville Symphony,
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello, Margaret Jones/Violin,
    Maureen Murchie/Viola -
    Jeremy Swerling/Conductor
  • Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile -
    Northwest Symphony, Paul Vermel/Conductor
  • Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos - Barbara Hedlund &
    Laszlo Varga, IWU Orchestra
Recitals & Chamber Music Performances
(video & audio links)

  • The Prairie Mother Suite Video -by Emmy Winning Composer Daniel Steven Crafts - World Premiere Suite written for
    Barbara Hedlund/Cello
  • WILL-FM live radio broadcast/interview  "The Salon Divas & Friends"
  • WILL- FM radio live broadcast preview of The Game of Love  - June 12, 2012 - The Station Theatre in Urbana will celebrate 40 years of creating innovate theater this summer, beginning with a musical called The Game of Love. The show adapts five one-act plays by Arthur Schnitzler, with music by Jacques Offenbach and Nancy Ford. Stage Director Stephen Fiol, several actors, and the piano trio will give us a live preview on the Tuesday edition of “Live and Local.”
  • WDWS Radio Interview - "Central Illinois Business" featuring with Alex Ruggieri (3.19.2011) (begin at 27 min. 30 secs.)
  • WDWS Radio Interview - "Central Illinois Business"  Feb 9, 2019 with Alex Ruggieri to speak about the CUSO Guild and music education mission. The interview, aired on February 9, 2019, begins at 26:22 at this link
  • WILL AM Radio Morning Edition January 31, 2019 interview with Brian Moline at this link:

    Recording Links
  • "Tao Suite" for Flute, Cello, & Harpsichord - YouTube Video composed in 1987 by Rudolf Haken, based on “Tao te ching” of Lao Tsu, 6th century BC. Hermia Soo, narrator; Mary Leathers Chapman, flute; Barbara Hedlund, cello; Rudolf Haken, harpsichord. Audio engineer Jonathan Pines. Recorded May 1989, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
    0:01   "A victory in war should be observed like a funeral"
    3:08  "He who stands on tiptoe is not steady"
    5:24  "The five tones deafen the ear, the five colors blind the
    the five flavors dull the taste"
    8:27   "Tao in the world is like a river flowing home to the sea"
    11:56  "Stillness and tranquility set things in order in the

    13:55  "To talk little is natural. If heaven and earth cannot
                make things
    eternal, how is it possible for man?"

    Bagatelles (abridged version)
    trio composed by Rudolf Haken in 1987
    . Performers: Mary Leathers Chapman, flute; Barbara Hedlund, cello; Rudolf Haken, piano, audio engineer Jonathan Pines. Recorded May 1989, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 
  • 0:01 Bagatelle #1      1:56 Bagatelle #2      4:25 Bagatelle #3
  • 6:25 Bagatelle #4      9:24 Bagatelle #5   10:45 Bagatelle #6

Emmy winning PBS Performance Documentary
Photo credits Peoria Journal Star & WILL - TV 

Performers Jerry Hadley, Tenor, Eric Dalheim (piano), Barbara Hedlund (violoncello/associate producer), James Scott (flute), Alison Robuck (oboe), Solomon Baer (clarinet), Jordan Kaye (banjo), Ricardo Flores (percussion), Paul Vermel (conductor), Rex Anderson (recording engineer)

2011 Woman of Distinction Award Video -
arbara Hedlund's Woman of Distinction Interview is at @ 2 minutes + film sound track music underscoring "O' Holy Night" from the album  "Piano Devotions Christmas" recorded by Cellist Barbara Hedlund & Clay Hecocks, Pianist/composer at Calvary Chapel, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

              Photo by Robert McCandless 

  • WCIA-TV CI Living/ Nextstar Broadcasting, Inc featuring Barbara Hedlund 
  • WILL- TV/PBS Guest Host Live from Vienna Broadcast

Cello Ensemble Video links
Janos Starker  75th Birthday Concert Mass Cello Ensemble  Indiana University - MAC Auditorium - On September 14, 1999 the world of music converged in Bloomington, IN to honor Janos Starker on his 75th Birthday. An ensemble of 176 cellists, conducted by Emilio Colón, played his arrangement of Popper's Suite Op. 16. The program introduced by Joshua Bell  was televised internationally. Barbara Hedlund was the leader of the 4th cellos. Cellists in the ensemble included Gary Hoffman, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Mark Kosower, Helga Winold, Robert Dodson, Susan Moses, Barbara Hedlund, Adriana Contino, Tanya Carey, Charles Wendt, Janet Horvath, Larry Block, Hamilton Chaifetz,
& Uri Vardi among many others.

Danville Symphony Orchestra Video
Cirque de la Symphonie
April 20, 2013 performance  recorded live at the David S. Palmer Arena, Danville, IL

First United Methodist Church, Champaign, Illinois  -
Barbara Hedlund (Cello/Contractor),
James Till, Music Director