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Kyra Saltman
Cellist Kyra Saltman has presented recitals across the country as a member of the Cicero Trio, the Erda Quartet, the Azore Quartet and at the Innsbruck Institute. Her orchestral highlights include performances with the Aspen Festival Orchestra, Aspen Opera Theatre Center Orchestra, Quad Cities Symphony, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, the Green Bay Symphony, and the Eastern Illinois Symphony. She has also served as principle cellist of the Chicago College of Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed in conjunction with the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music at the Bowdoin International Music Festival.Programs she has participated in include the Aspen Music Festival, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Manchester Music Festival, Musicorda, the California Summer Music Festival, and the Austin Chamber Music Festival. Kyra holds degrees from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Her primary instructors include Tanya Carey and Brandon Vamos. She has studied chamber music extensively with the Pacifica Quartet. Additional mentors include the Borromeo Quartet, Cuarteto Latinoamericano, the Kronos Quartet, and Atar Arad of the Cleveland Quartet. As a solo performer, she has won prizes in the University of Illinois Concerto Competition and has played in masterclasses for Richard Aaron, Jeffrey Solow, Andres Diaz, Emilio Colon, and Yehuda Hanani.

She performs on a English cello made by Thomas Smith in 1759.
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