On 24 May 2015, 1,000 cellists came together in Sendai, Japan to support the victims of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. This was the fifth Japanese mass cello event since 1998, when the first such concert took place in aid of the victims of the Hanshin-Awaji earthquake.

See pictures of the Quad City Symphony Orchestra's '100 Years, 100 Cellos' decorated instruments.

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