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Discover the Power of Cellist from Southern California

Discover the music of Pete, a world-renowned cellist, Grammy winner, and chamber musician in Southern California. Experience his works on The Walking Dead, Motherland, and The Twilight Zone. Uncover the details about this cellist Southern California.

About Pete - Best Cellist Choice

Pete is a cellist, producer, songwriter-singer, chamber musician, teacher, and father.  In 2013 he won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock Alternative or Urban Album as a member of the group Quetzal. He has recorded cello for Dr. Dre and frequently plays in the San Diego Symphony and has been a soloist with Kamasi Washington and the West Coast Get Down, and has toured the world with Rhye. 

His solo cello can be heard in film and television, including The Walking Dead, Motherland, The Twighlight Zone. He performed in the US, Mexico, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Europe and studied with Eleonore Schoenfeld at USC as well as at Cal Arts and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  Pete plays regularly with Rhye, the Arohi Ensemble, Sangam Sitar + Cello, Talking Strings, Quartetto Fantastico, the Hutchins Consort and as a freelance cellist.

Soulful Melodies and Improvisational Brilliance

Peter is a Los Angeles cellist based musician who has captivated audiences with his soulful cello playing and improvisational artistry. His music seamlessly blends traditional cello techniques with a touch of Indian flair, creating a unique and enchanting sound that resonates with listeners of all backgrounds.

Pete’s musical journey began in his early years, where he discovered a deep connection to the cello’s expressive range. Over time, he honed his skills, developing a mastery of the instrument that allows him to convey a wide spectrum of emotions through his playing.

Beyond his classical training, Pete is also a gifted improviser, often incorporating elements of jazz, world music, and Indian melodies into his performances. This ability to blend genres and styles has made him a sought-after performer, collaborating with a diverse array of artists and gracing the stages of renowned venues across Los Angeles.

Whether performing classical masterpieces, improvising soulful melodies, or collaborating with other musicians, Pete’s passion for music shines through in every note. His cello becomes an extension of his soul, weaving a tapestry of sound that captivates audiences and leaves a lasting impression.

He is more than just a cellist musician; he is an artist, a storyteller, and a weaver of emotions. His music invites listeners on a journey of discovery, where the boundaries of genres fade away and the soul of music takes center stage.

Pete's past performances

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy a concert-quality performance by one of our talented Ocdamia Music Group musicians.

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  • Email, Phone, or Chat: Contact us to discuss your event and find the perfect music solution. Click HERE to schedule a consultation on our website.
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  • Confirmation: Your booking is confirmed upon receipt of either your signed contract or the deposit through the invoice.

Important Note: If we don’t receive the signed contract or deposit within 7 days of the contract date, we’ll need to reconfirm the artist’s availability to ensure they’re still available for your event.

Once your booking is confirmed, you’ll receive a confirmation email with exciting details:

  • A link to your personalized Planning Form: This form allows you to create your dream playlist and share any special requests.
  • Access to our interactive online portal: HERE, you can explore our extensive library of thousands of songs and curate the perfect soundtrack for your event.

Special Requests? For a smooth planning process, we kindly ask that you submit your Planning Form at least one month before your event.

We understand that unforeseen circumstances can arise. Here’s our cancellation policy to ensure clarity:

  • Cancellations made 30 or more days before your event will receive a full refund (100%) of the deposit amount.
  • Cancellations made less than 30 days before your event will result in a non-refundable deposit.

To ensure the best performance and protect our delicate instruments and equipment, we kindly request the following:

  • Shade or Umbrella: Musical instruments are sensitive to extreme temperatures, sunlight, and humidity. Providing shade with an umbrella or a covered area will help prevent potential damage.
  • Covered Location (Rain): In case of rain, a dry and covered location for the musicians, instruments, and audio equipment is essential. Exposure to water can damage these items.
  • Heater (Optional): While we love playing outdoors, for extended outdoor performances, especially in cooler temperatures, a heater would be greatly appreciated. This will help keep our musicians comfortable during setup, performance, and breakdown.

There are a lot of cellists in Los Angeles who performed well but if you’re really looking for the best cello player in Los Angeles for your wedding, just visit our website, the OMG. You can choose from our best cellists to perform for your wedding and make your special day an amazing one. You are guaranteed that you will be given a live musician which would make your wedding extra special because most of our musicians hold a masters degree in music performance and you can assure that you and your guests will get excellent music with a reliable and quality service.

It depends upon your choice and preference but having a Los Angeles cellist is definitely something that could bring an additional magical luxury to your incredible day. The cello is brilliantly versatile, from rich bass notes to a lush singing upper voice, and you’ll hear all of this when our musician performs for you. In addition, the cello is the instrument closest to the human voice and we’d  like to help you share your songs and incorporate those little things into your special day.

Definitely! Our musicians are versatile enough that they can include a range of different music genres you might like, including pop songs, some rock classics and much more. There are almost no limits to the magic we want to make happen. We would also love it if you will inform us ahead of time if you want to include a range of other music genres for your wedding songs.

Yes, of course! We’d be more than happy to arrange a piece of your favorite music for your wedding. You can send for us to transcribe it or if you have sheet music, we can rewrite it directly for cello. It will be our pleasure to arrange an opportunity for you to hear your pieces before the big day.

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