Cello Faculty


Trevor Kazarian

A Chicago native, Trevor completed his Bachelor’s degree at DePaul University’s School of Music and earned his Professional Studies Certificate from the Cleveland Institute of Music where he was a student of Cleveland Orchestra’s longest reigning Principal Cellist, Stephen Geber.

Trevor has been teaching cello for 12 years holding positions at the Birchwood School of Hawken and for the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning Agency where he gives workshops across Ohio. With his mother a certified Suzuki instructor, Trevor was trained from a young age in the Suzuki method and uses Suzuki as part of his teaching.

Trevor is an active performer with orchestras across northeast Ohio. He is Associate Principal Cellist of the Firelands Symphony Orchestra and also holds positions as cellist with City Music Cleveland and Lakeside Symphony Orchestra at Lakeside Chautauqua. Trevor also performs on occasion with the Canton Symphony Orchestra. While a student at DePaul University in 2011, Trevor performed as soloist the Elgar Cello Concerto with the DePaul Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Cliff Colnot.

Trevor is the co-founder and cellist of the group IN2ATIVE along with flutist, Kimberly Zaleski. IN2ATIVE is an alternative rock cello-flute duo for which he is composer. The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning has selected IN2ATIVE to give weekly performances as part of its educational program.