Pecos Singer

Pecos S.

Hyattsville, MD
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Lesson Details

Cello

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have been teaching professionally for 8 years. I have experience teaching all ages and skill levels. I cater lessons specifically to meet every student's needs. I am an active performer in the DC area, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with my students.
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About

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Pecos delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2010

DC-based cellist Pecos Singer was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestral Institute and collaborated with the SFCM Baroque Ensemble in a recording project with contemporary composer Mason Bates for the world premier of Auditorium with the San Francisco Symphony. A finalist in the Coeur d'Alene National Young Artists Competition, Pecos plays on a 1921 cello made by Giovanni Cutugno, generously on loan from the Carlsen Cello Foundation.

Experience

Substitute Cello
Aug 2018 - Present
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Cello Teacher
Aug 2018 - Present
International School of Music

Cello Teacher
May 2018 - Present
Music and Arts, Bowie

Cellist
Sep 2016 - Present
Anacostia String Quartet

-Founding member
-Performances at the Kennedy Center, 2016 and 2017
-Ensemble-In-Residence with the District New Music Coalition (DNMC), 2018
-Performances alongside the Australian and Omer String Quartets

Cello Teacher
Sep 2014 - May 2016
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Conservatory in the Schools Internship at KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy

Education

DMA (Candidate) Cello Performance
Sep 2016 - Present
University of Maryland
MM Cello Performance
Sep 2014 - May 2016
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
BM Cello Performance
Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
University of Oregon

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

From DMA Lecture Recital Spring 2018
Photo by Pecos S.

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6 Reviews

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Peter M. Mar 18, 2019
Cello · Online

Extremely intelligent approach to learning the cello. Works within the limits of the student and moves forward to new techniques nicely. Highly recommend!

Peter M. Feb 27, 2019
Cello · Online

Excellent and very productive!

Peter M. Jan 30, 2019
Cello · Online

Great lesson. Seemed to have gotten over my mind- block on Double-stop exercise. Thanks.

Peter M. Jan 9, 2019
Cello · Online

Excellent lesson and sensitive teaching technique!

Peter M. Dec 19, 2018
Cello · Online

Methodical and patient. Sensitive to learning style and speed of learning.

Peter M. Dec 5, 2018
Cello · Online

Knowledgeable, thorough, exactly what I need.

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