CAMERON SAWZIN, Cello.
Cameron Sawzin earned bachelors and masters degrees from Oberlin and New England Conservatories, studying with Richard Kapuscinski and Lawrence Lesser and attended Juilliard pre-college as a student of Channing Robbins and Leonard Rose. Her engagements range from Boston Lyric Opera’s of production of Marriage of Figaro to Masterworks Chorale, Nashua Symphony and Broadway shows in Boston’s theater district.
She is cellist/executive director of the Boston Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and has been a guest artist and steering committee member of the New Directions Cello Festival, along with Artistic Advisors, Yo-Yo Ma, Ron Carter, Julian Lloyd Weber and David Darling. Productive summers have been spent with the Aspen Festival Chamber Orchestra, New Hampshire Music Festival, the Lake George Opera and Opera and The Strings in the Mountains Festival in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Jeffrey Cashen’s CD, “A Bunch of Guitars and a Cello” on which Ms. Sawzin performs, received excellent reviews and a recent CD collaboration with composer Carolyn McDade will feature a piece Ms. Sawzin wrote and performed for solo cello and piano. She has often been heard on the PBS show “Nova.” Ms. Sawzin returned in 2010 as guest cello faculty at the University of New Hampshire. She also teaches at the Monroe Center for the Arts in Lexington Ma, at High Mowing, an arts-oriented private Waldorf High School in New Hampshire and has a private cello teaching studio at the Collins Center for the Arts in Andover, Ma. She has done extensive study of Pilates and sports modalities and uses them with consistent success to help her students create a natural, fluid cello technique.