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Texas State Symphony Orchestra, Texas State Cello Choir


I am currently attending Texas State University pursuing a Bachelors of Music with an Instrumental Emphasis studying cello under Dr. Karla Hamelin.

Favorite Instruments

I enjoy playing the cello and I love to sing and play the piano.

Musical Interests

Everything from classical to rock to jazz to pop

Performance Experience

I play during studio recitals twice a year with fellow collegiate level cellists and I perform regularly with the Texas State Symphony Orchestra.

Teaching Experience

I teach with the Texas State String Project- Suzuki Cello Ensemble with young cellists in the 1st through 3rd grades.

About Daniel Cavazos

A vibrant young musician and educator, American cellist Daniel Cavazos is currently attending Texas State University in San Marcos pursuing a Bachelors of Music in Music Studies degree with an instrumental focus. Mr. Cavazos is studying under the tutelage of esteemed cello educator Dr. Karla Hamelin and is set to graduate in Spring 2022.

An avid performer, Daniel Cavazos is a member of the Texas State Symphony Orchestra, Texas State Chamber Orchestra, and Texas State Cello Studio. He has performed within the cello section lead by Boris Chalakov. While a member of the section, Mr. Cavazos has performed works including the world premiere of Smoke Rings by Dr. Michael Ippolito, Southwest United States premiere of The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci by Jocelyn Hagen, and masterworks from composers Stravinsky, Holst, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Dvorak. Mr. Cavazos as a solo cellist has performed the Elgar Cello Concerto, Monn Cello Concerto, Sonata No. 1 by Beethoven, Vocalise by Rachmaninoff, and Bach Cello Suite 1.

An active student and lively educator, Daniel Cavazos is currently a member of several professional educational organizations including Texas State String Project, American String Teachers Association, Texas Music Educators Association, and Suzuki Association of the Americas. Mr. Cavazos has presented at the National ASTA Convention and attended workshops at TMEA and ASTA. As a faculty member of String Project, Mr. Cavazos is teaching a Suzuki Cello Ensemble group class for students grades 1-3. Daniel is studying Summer 2019 to gain ECC training, followed by multi level Suzuki Cello certification.

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