Robert Rivera Robert Rivera

Robert Rivera, eclectic classical cellist and award-winning composer, recently won an award for best film score with Ben Geddy at the Arizona Independent Film Festival. Robert studied at the Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, the Longy School of Music, the Boston Conservatory, and the Moscow Conservatory in Moscow, Russia. Robert has played extensively in the US and Europe, working in genres as diverse as classical, jazz, and improvisational music. The Boston Globe said, “Robert Rivera is a rush.” (2001). Orchestras Robert has worked with include: Waltham Symphony, Waltham Orchestra, Music Fabric Ensemble, Boston Civic Symphony, New Amsterdam Symphony, Huntington Symphony


I use a Michéle Ashley cello and a William Whedbee.

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Willing to teach

Advanced only


Graduate of The Manhattan School of Music. Currently a grad student at New England Conservatory

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I am a professional cellist offering lessons. I'm a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, with many years of experience teaching students of all ages. Beginner to advanced. I'm very patient, and open-minded. I give clear explanations each and every detail of a lesson, also I tailor my lesson plan to the student needs. Instruments available for sale and rental

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