Danish cellist Georg Pedersen has given well over 3000 concerts in 24
countries and is broadcast around the world. He studied in Copenhagen
with Geisler, in Paris with Paul Tortelier and in Los Angeles with
Gregor Piatigorsky. After eleven years as Principal Cellist of the Royal
Danish Philharmonic he moved on to university positions, and is
presently Senior Lecturer at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney
Pedersen populates the orchestras: He has more students in Australian
orchestras than any other cello teacher. As well as combining the
Russian and French Schools, Pedersen's teaching has roots going back to
Casals, Feuillard and Klengel. An internationally sought after teacher, his former students are professors and principal cellists of major orchestras and conservatoria around the world. In Sydney his secondary students hold major scholarships at schools such as Sydney Grammar,Knox and Abbottsleigh, and his tertiary students receive major scholarships including The Queen's Trust Award, The Queen Elizabeth Trust Scholarship, The Sir Ian Potter Foundation, The Sydney University Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship and many others. Upon graduation from the Conservatorium, his students study with the bestteachers in the world, such as Kirshbaum in Manchester and Geringas in Berlin; at schools such as Juilliard, Manhattan, Eastman, USC, Royal Academy, London, Royal Conservatorium, Copenhagen, and many schools in Germany.
Pedersen has created and published his own teaching material, to bring up to date existing material, being at the cutting edge of artistic and pedagogical research.