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David Requiro, cello

First Prize winner of the 2008 Naumburg International Violoncello Competition, David Requiro has emerged as one of today’s finest American cellists. After winning First Prize in both the Washington International and Irving M. Klein International String Competitions, he also captured a top prize at the Gaspar Cassadó International Violoncello Competition in Hachioji, Japan.

Mr. Requiro has made concerto appearances with the National Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Tokyo Philharmonic, and several orchestras from California including the Marin, Oakland East Bay, Peninsula, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and Stockton Symphonies. He also has been featured as soloist with the Ann Arbor, Breckenridge, Canton, Edmonton, Lansing, Olympia, Pine Bluff, and Santa Fe Symphony Orchestras as well as with the Northwest Sinfonietta, Symphony ProMusica, and Naples Philharmonic. His Carnegie Hall debut recital was followed by a critically acclaimed San Francisco Performances recital at the Herbst Theatre.

An avid chamber musician, Mr. Requiro is a founding member of the Baumer String Quartet and frequently performs with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Takács String Quartet, Seattle Chamber Music Society, Concertante Chamber Players, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, and the Alexander String Quartet.

In 2015, Mr. Requiro was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. His artist faculty appointments include the University of Puget Sound, University of Michigan, and a variety of internationally acclaimed summer festivals. Along with duo partner Meta Weiss, he co-founded the Boulder Cello Festival in 2020.