Pedro Sánchez

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Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Pedro Sanchez has performed under Maestros Simon Rattle, Gustavo Dudamel and Tan Dun, among others. In Venezuela, Pedro’s education was centered in the Emil Friedman Conservatory and School, and he was trained through “El Sistema”. In the United States, he has attended the Interlochen Arts Academy, the Eastman School, the University of Michigan, The University of Colorado-Boulder and has been selected for summer festivals such as Meadowmount, the Chautauqua Institution, The Bowdoin Festival, Aspen Music Festival and School, Center Stage Strings and Colorado Music Festival, among others. Throughout his career Pedro has studied with Astrid Schween, Alan Harris, Clive Greensmith, Richard Aaron, Anthony Elliott and he is currently studying under Hungarian cellist András Fejér of the Takács Quartet. He has also performed recitals in Africa, South America and the US.  He was a faculty member for the University of Michigan’s Michigan Artist Citizen, a program Inspired by El Sistema that brings free education to a very diverse community of kids in Ann Arbor. Pedro plays a 2010 Marten Cornelissen Cello loaned to him by the Maestro Foundation in California.

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