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We play modern music.

Pop, Jazz, Rock, Metal, Oldies, Traditional Folk, you name it. 


1200 Horsehairs is a band of four cellos playing popular and new music ranging from traditional to metal to modern original compositions. Its members, Dave Haughey, Pablo Issa, Karl Knapp, and Wayne Smith, are internationally active cellists who have played with the likes of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Paul Winter Consort, Eugene Friesen, and the Moody Blues, among others. They have been on faculty at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Hartt School, and have taught and presented masterclasses at The Berklee College of Music, The University of Massachusetts, The Rio International Cello Encounter, Amherst College, and Depauw University.

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