Eric Adamshick is a cellist, teacher, and composer currently working in and around the Long Island area.
He holds degrees from Boston University (B.M. in Cello Performance/Music Composition & Theory) and Yale University (M.M. & M.M.A. In Cello Performance), and is currently a Doctorate of Musical Arts candidate at Stony Brook University under Colin Carr. He has
taught cello and composition for over ten years at various locations, originally from the Northern Virginia area. He currently teaches at the Stony Brook location of Music & Arts.
As a performance cellist,
Eric regularly performs as a chamber musician and soloist, mainly specializing in the classical and contemporary styles of performance. He has performed at many major venues such as the Kennedy Center in DC and Carnegie Hall in NYC, as well as abroad. His main
passion is exploring the expressive and technical history of music and the cello and using a wide range of practice techniques and expressive ideas to help young cellists and composers grow and think expansively about how and why we make music.