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David Myers


David Myers is a versatile performer with a repertoire spanning over 500 years. Having received early childhood training as a pianist, David took his first cello lesson at the age of 12. He is a strong advocate of historically informed performance practice and performs regularly on baroque cello as well as the viola da gamba. Additionally, David holds a deep interest in pedagogy and is an avid improviser in both baroque and modern styles. David has appeared most recently in masterclass for Hans Jorgen Jensen and Academy of Ancient Music leader Pavlo Beznosiuk. His mentors include Adriana Contino and Sandra Rivers, who have both helped shape and form his musical and pedagogical philosophies. In Spring of 2017 David completed a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Principal Cellist Ilya Finkelshteyn, where he will continue graduate studies beginning Fall 2017.