Cellist Jeffrey Solow’s compelling playing has enthralled audiences throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia as soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he studied with Gabor Rejto and earned a degree in Philosophy magna cum laude from UCLA while studying with and assisting the legendary Gregor Piatigorsky at USC. Mr. Solow has performed more than 40 different solo works with orchestras including the LA Philharmonic (also at the Hollywood Bowl), Japan Philharmonic, Prime Philharmonic (Korea), VNOB Symphony (Vietnam), Seattle Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, and the American Symphony (with whom he also recorded) and he has been guest artist at many national and international festivals. His has recorded for Columbia, New World, ABC, Centaur, Delos, Capstone, Kleos, Laurel, Everest and Telefunken and received two Grammy Award nominations. Mr. Solow’s editions are published by Breitkopf, International Music Company, Peters, Presser, Latham, Ovation, and Henle Urtext, and Strad, Strings, and American String Teacher have published his articles. He is editor of the Newsletter of the Violoncello Society, Inc. of NY and serves as VCS president, and he is past president of the American String Teachers Association. Recognized worldwide as an outstanding teacher, Jeffrey Solow is professor of cello at Temple University in Philadelphia and has presented master classes throughout the United States as well as in Switzerland, Austria, Korea, Guatemala, Norway, France, Argentina, Canada, at the Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan, Nanning and WuHan conservatories in China, and at the Chiang Kai-Shek National Library in Taiwan.