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About Sydney

Ms. Bennett’s passion for cello began at age 10.  Among her teachers were Gretchen Gettes, Cecylia Barczyk, Tom Shaw, and Gordan Cleland. She studied at Baltimore School for the Arts ('12), and studied abroad at Brock University ('14). She received her Bachelors of Music in Cello Performance at Shenandoah University ('16) under the instruction of Tom Shaw. Ms. Bennett has also graduated from Towson University ('18) with a Master of Music degree in Cello Performance under the instruction of Cecylia Barczyk. Ms. Bennett has participated in various music festivals including National Music Festival (MD), Apple Hill Chamber Music (NH), Summer Summit Music Festival (NY), International Music Institute and Festival (MD) and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival (VT). Sydney Bennett won Honorable Mention at the African-American Academic Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO). 
 Ms. Bennett is currently a cello instructor for the Baltimore School for the Arts' TWIGs program, White Marsh Music Academy, Reisterstown Music Academy, and Olney Preparatory School and Music and Arts in Bel Air.


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