Artist Bio

Brook Speltz, cello

The cellist of the Escher String Quartet, Los Angeles native Brook Speltz has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and recitalist throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Since winning First Prize in the Ima Hogg Competition, he has performed as a soloist with the Houston Symphony, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and International Contemporary Ensemble, among others, and is a regular performer at England’s IMS Prussia Cove and on tour with Musicians from Marlboro. Based in New York City, Speltz tours and performs with ensembles such as SHUFFLE Concert and the East Coast Chamber Orchestra and on the Omega Ensemble series.

Brook Speltz holds the Kathleen G. Henschel Cello Chair in honor of David Finckel for 2019.