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Peter Rejto -
Teacher Peter Rejto

United States


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Performing fields:
solo, chamber

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Peter Rejto, cello
Mr. Rejto has appeared throughout the United States and abroad in hundreds of performances as soloist, and with the Los Angeles Piano Quartet, of which he is a founding member. He has also appeared in concerti with the Dallas and St. Louis Symphonies, the Orquesta Filarmonica de Caracas on a tour of Venezuela, the Rio de Janeiro Symphony in Brazil, and the California Chamber Symphony in Hong Kong. In 1991 he performed the World Premiere of Gerard Schurmannís cello concerto "The Gardens of Exile" with the Bournemouth Symphony, broadcast live on the BBC.

With the Los Angeles Piano Quartet, Mr. Rejto has recorded and toured extensively worldwide. His CD of solo works for cello by Janacek, Martinu, Kodaly, and Barber was released by Summit Records. Peter Rejto has appeared at the summer festivals of La Jolla, Round Top, Carmel Bach, Chamber Music L.A., Fairbanks, Sitka, Santa Fe, Grand Canyon, and "Bravo" Colorado. March 1994 marked the debut of the Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival, of which he is the Artistic Director.

Mr. Rejto is Professor of cello at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, having previously served on the faculties of Michigan State University, California State University, Northridge, The University of Southern California, The University of California, Santa Barbara, and the University of Arizona, Tucson. His many honors include winning the Young Concert Artists International competition and the Debut Award of the Young Musicians Foundation, Los Angeles.

Peter Rejto studied cello with his father, the late Hungarian cellist, Gabor Rejto, and participated in master classes with Casals, Piatigorsky, and Fournier. His instrument is a Dominicus Montagnana which was made in Venice in 1721.

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This cellist was posted by Johann Paetsch and last edited on 13 May 2004 at 11:49:58 PM.