Keiran Campbell is a New York City-based performer and teacher specializing in modern and baroque cello playing. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, he began studying the cello at age eight. Keiran received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School, studying with Darrett Adkins as an undergraduate and with Phoebe Carrai and Timothy Eddy as a master’s student. He has appeared as a soloist with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, the North State Chamber Orchestra, the Mallarme Chamber Orchestra, the Durham Symphony, and Juilliard415. Keiran plays with period chamber groups around New York City including Voyage Sonique and the Delirium Quartet, and he has also performed with Trinity Wall Street, Tafelmusik, and Mercury Baroque Orchestra. He recently participated and performed in Teatro Nuovo, a bel canto opera festival in upstate New York, Oregon Bach Festival’s Berwick Academy, the Perlman Chamber Workshop, Sarasota Music Festival, and Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival. Keiran has worked closely with Steven Isserlis and Ralph Kirshbaum in masterclasses at IMS Prussia Cove, and with David Geringas at the Accademia Chigiana. In November 2018 he gave concerto performances with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra under Nicholas McGegan.
Upcoming activities include performances with the Boston Early Music Festival opera orchestra, The English Concert in New York, a lecture recital at Yale with Nicholas McGegan, and an appearance with Tafelmusik and Opera Atelier where he will serve as guest principal cellist. He will also be touring western Canada with Tafelmusik in an all-memorized Bach program and throughout Europe with Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations in a Beethoven project.