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Elijah White

Elijah White is a lively cellist from Asheville, North Carolina. He began studying cello with Isabel Castellvi his freshman year of high school after finding a love for the instrument. Elijah is a current member of the Western Piedmont Symphony. He has attended the Brevard Summer Festival where he studied with Benjamin Karp, the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and Cannon Music Camp. In 2023, Elijah won 3rd prize in the Tennessee Cello Workshop collegiate concerto competition. He has played in masterclasses for Robert deMaine, Jan Vogler, Sam Mcgill, Jessica Bodner, Ken Hamao, Jennifer Frautschi, Peter Wiley, and the Jasper Quartet.
In addition to playing the cello, Elijah is fascinated by music theory, composition, and recording, particularly when it comes to film scores. Outside of music, he likes playing with his cats, German studies, hiking, and baking. Elijah holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with Brooks Whitehouse, and will begin a master’s degree in music performance this Fall at the University of Denver studying with Matthew Zalkind.