Biography: Schuyler Slack, Cellist

Schuyler SlackSchuyler Slack completed his undergraduate studies at CIM with Stephen Geber and is currently pursuing a Professional Studies Certificate with Mark Kosower. A native of Alexandria, Virginia, his musical endeavors have led to performances across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan.

Schuyler spent the last two years in CIM’s Intensive Quartet Seminar with Peter Salaff and the Cavani Quartet. Additional studies have been with the Juilliard Quartet, St. Lawrence Quartet, and members of the Brentano, Belcea, Cleveland, Guarneri, Miami, Miro, Pacifica, and Schoenberg Quartets. He has performed in the Juilliard and St. Lawrence String Quartet Seminars and at the 2010 Banff International String Quartet Competition as a member of the Quartet in the Community. He has performed with Martin Beaver, Denis Brott, Alban Gerhardt, Barry Shiffman, and Joel Smirnoff.

Schuyler is currently a member of the Canton Symphony Orchestra and held a one-year position with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. He is frequently engaged as a substitute cellist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Following a firm belief that classical music is equally at home outside the concert hall as inside, Schuyler has performed chamber music in churches, nursing homes, bars, shopping malls, museums, grocery stores, lakesides, canyons, and on mountaintops.