Keiran Campbell is a 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 New Amsterdam Consort, and he has also performed with Tafelmusik, The English Consort, Trinity Wall Street, Melius Consort, New York Baroque Incorporated, and Mercury Baroque Orchestra.
He recently performed in Teatro Nuovo, a bel canto opera festival in upstate New York, 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, Frans Helmerson at the Juilliard School, and with David Geringas at the Accademia Chigiana.
Upcoming activities include performances with the Boston Early Music Festival festival orchestra, a second season at Teatro Nuovo, and a tour throughout Europe with Jordi Savall and Le Concert des Nations. In the fall of 2019 Keiran will move to Toronto where he will begin his new position as Principal Cello of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.