Troy Kenneth Stuart


Cello , Suzuki Cello

Area of Study

Private Lessons , Workshop Leader

Career Highlights

B.M. Oberlin Conservatory of Music
G.P.D. Peabody Conservatory
Baltimore School for the Arts

Troy Kenneth Stuart has shared his passion for the cello and chamber music through his teaching at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore School for the Arts, Third Street Music Settlement, and the Maryland Talent Education Center. He has also served on the faculties of Opus 118, Schwob School of Music, and Morgan State University. In recent summers, he has taught at Apple Hill Chamber Music Center, Reveille Music Camp, Kinhaven, and Musicordia.

As a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, he has performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto at Eastman School of Music with the Gateways Chamber Orchestra, presented a duo recital with violin virtuoso Tai Murray at the Harvard Club, appeared in the Dorot Series, in a concert of viola quintets (with Todd Phillips, Katherine Cho, Cynthia Phelps, and Maureen Gallagher), and has given a recital on the Four Seasons Series in San Francisco. He was a founding member of the Ritz Chamber Players.

In 1988 Mr. Stuart was invited to participate at the Kennedy Center Honors in honor of Alexander Schneider, where he performed alongside Isaac Stern, Jamie Laredo, Michael Tree, Sharon Robinson, and Pamela Frank.

Mr. Stuart’s major teachers include Richard Kapuchinski, Steve Doane, Norman Fischer, and Ronald Thomas. He has coached chamber music with Apple Hill Chamber Players, Isidore Cohen, Abraham Skernick, Timothy Eddy, Issac Stern and members of the Guarneri, Juilliard, Vermeer, Lydian, Audubon and Smithson Quartets.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Freidberg Lecture/ Artist Award, and the Martell Cordon Bleu Award.