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Kwesi Edman - Cello

Kwesi Edman graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London where he studied with David Strange and Philip Sheppard. Since leaving the Academy his career has branched out to include other art forms such as the spoken word, dance and artists. He performs regularly across the world as a soloist, chamber musician, pop musician and conductor and has collaborated with players from the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-fields, Southbank Sinfonia, the Royal Opera Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He has worked alongside artists such as Shirley Bassey, Damon Albarn and Elton John and even played on a bus next to David Beckham at the Beijing Olympics. Kwesi founded Chamber Academy Orchestra in 2007 of which he is the principal conductor. He is head of the Performance, Advanced and Alpine courses at Oxford Cello School and teaches privately in North London.

Works performed:
Goodchild - Suite for Cello and Orchestra - Sat 05 Jul 2014
Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto - Sat 05 Jul 2014
Elgar - Cello Concerto - Sat 10 Nov 2012