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Summary

Andrés Vera is a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, who has performed in countless venues throughout the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Asia.. He performs the Classical and the Baroque cello. Andrés is a founding member of San Francisco’s acclaimed Cello Street Quartet, which began in 2011. He is the newest member of the Grammy-nominated Quartet San Francisco, joining in the summer of 2015.  

 

Performance Experience

  • Quartet San Francisco, summer 2015 - current

  • American Music Abroad, May/2014

  • American Bach Soloists, summer/winter 2013

  • Cello Street Quartet 2011- current

  • Symphony of the Americas 2007 - 2009

  • The Miami Symphony Orchestra 2005 - current

  • Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra

 

Education

  • Professional Studies Diploma, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 2013

  • Master's of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 2012

  • Bachelor's of Music, University of Miami, 2010

  • Teachers: Michael Erwin, David Cole, Ross Harbaugh, Jean-Michel Fonteneau, Jennifer Culp, Mark Sokol, Paul Hersh

 

Affiliations

  • Quartet San Francisco

  • American Music Abroad

  • San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

  • American Bach Soloists

 

Awards

  • Frost School of Music Scholarship Recipient

  • Marta and Austin Weeks Scholarship Recipient

  • Ava Jean Brumbaum Scholarship Recipient

 

Teaching Experience

  • Private Studio and employed by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music “Conservatory in the Schools Program”   

  • Friends of Music Education for Haiti, Inc. (FMEH)

 

Fluent in English and Spanish