BEN WYATT

Cello Teacher

Cellist Benjamin Wyatt enjoyed an active career as a freelance musician in Los Angeles and New York, and has performed extensively abroad as well as at home, including performances in Italy, Germany, Austria, The Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Japan, Canada, and Mexico. His chamber music performances have been broadcast live in New York and Los Angeles, and he has been hailed as "virtuosic" by the Los Angeles Times. Mr. Wyatt completed his education at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, where he studied with Ronald Leonard and received the award for the Outstanding Doctoral Graduate and the String Department Award in 2003. His undergraduate studies were at the Cleveland Institute of Music under Stephen Geber. Prior to that he studied with Dr. Robert Jesselson. Mr. Wyatt has completed Suzuki pedagogy training at the School for Strings with Pamela Devenport. Mr. Wyatt is an experienced teacher of students of all ages. In New York, he taught at Third Street Music School Settlement and the Thurnauer School. As a teaching assistant during graduate school he taught both undergraduate and graduate students, and while in Los Angeles he was on the faculty at the Seoul Academy of Music.