I am a free lance musician (cellist) that can play any type of music and am open to any type of gig that requires a cellist. I play single, in duos, trios, quartets, chamber ensembles, etc. I have a Master's degree from the University of Southern California and have much experience in performance in all kinds of genres.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, German, Spanish, Other
What to Expect
Reliability, quality performances; all proper contact information and availability for any questions or concerns that might arise
I am a cellist with a Masters in Performance from the University of Southern California. I teach and perform mostly in the Inland empire but am willing to travel into LA County, Orange County an dRiverside County. I am principal cellist of the San Bernardino Symphony, a position I have held for 30 years. I am also a lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State San Bernardino and Chaffey College and I am an adjunct studio instructor at Cal Baptist University and Riverside City College. Prior to my moving to the Los Angeles I lived in Bangkok, Thailand for two years. I played in a string quartet that toured southeast Asia (including Viet Nam) and I had a Rockefeller Fellowship to teach at the School of Fine Arts, a prestigious Arts school in Bangkok. After that I lived 2 years in Heidelberg, Germany. I won a position to play in the Heidelberg Stadtisches Oper Orchester. I learned how to speak both Thai and German.
Additional Booking Notes
The one thing that I request is a flat seated chair with no arms.
Past Booked Events
|September 26, 2015||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|July 04, 2015||Wedding Engagement|
|April 04, 2015||Wedding Reception|
|February 07, 2015||Religious Celebration|
Influences & Inspiration
I have had so many opportunities to play quality gigs. I have played for President Clinton, have been on MTV Punk'd, have played at the Universal Amphitheater, Hollywood for Charlie Zaa, a very popular singer in the Latin music world. My experiences and opportunities to perform both in Asia and Germany have shaped the quality of performances that I expect to give.
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