A native of Houston, Texas, cellist Andrew Cavazos has performed in Italy, China, Puerto Rico, and across the United States. As a soloist, Mr. Cavazos appeared with the Houston Heights and Conroe Symphony Orchestras, and has been heard on Houston Public Media’s “Music in the Making” as well as Houston Public Radio’s “The Front Row.” He formerly served as the principal cellist of the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson, Missouri, and the Cypress Philharmonic and Houston Heights Orchestras in Houston, Texas.
Mr. Cavazos received his MM from the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, studying with Anthony Kitai, and BM from Sam Houston State University, studying with Daniel Saenz. He has performed in master classes given by Mischa Maisky, Brinton Averil Smith, Desmond Hoebig, Mike Block, Alexander Rudin, Suren Bagratuni, Carter Enyeart, and the Escher and Katalyst String Quartets.
A dedicated educator, Mr. Cavazos is the founder and director of the Katy Cello Choir in Katy, Texas, and his private students have earned spots in Texas Honor Orchestras and Region Orchestras, as well as music festivals and music schools across the country.