Calvin Armstrong – Cello / Bass / Violin

Calvin Armstrong is a Chicago-based cellist and composer. He received his Bachelor of Music from Lawrence University studying with Janet Anthony, and completed his M.M. in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy at Roosevelt University under the tutelage of Dr. Tanya Carey. He is certified by the Suzuki Association of the Americas for teaching Suzuki cello books 1-10. He is also a member of the Peoria, Oistrakh, and Northbrook symphonies, and regularly freelances around Chicagoland. He also enjoys playing non-classical music, especially with his brass & heavy metal band Shed, in which he plays his six-string electric cello.