Ryan Graebert, D.M.A.
Phone: 440.935.2110
Email: ryan.graebert@gmail.com

Dr. Ryan Graebert is the Principal cellist of the Salisbury Symphony, the Assistant Principal cellist of the Winston Salem Symphony, section cellist with the Greensboro Symphony, and regularly substitutes with the North Carolina Symphony. Dr. Graebert has also performed as Principal of the Piedmont Opera, Assistant Principal of the Fayetteville Symphony, and Assistant Principal of the Carolina Philharmonic among others. He has also been a concerto soloist with the Hilton Head and Danville Symphonies and has performed chamber music recitals and given masterclasses across the country as a member of the Graebert Duo, Forte String Quartet, Hendiatris Trio, and Trio Solace. Dr. Graebert holds a B.M. in Cello Performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, a M.M. in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a D.M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he was the recipient of the Excellence Fellowship. A dedicated teacher, Dr. Graebert is fully registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas in all 10 volumes of the Suzuki Cello School and serves as the cello instructor at High Point University. Dr. Graebert has performed in masterclasses for Steven Isserlis, Zuill Bailey, and Michael Haber, and his mentors include Darrett Adkins, Alexander Ezerman, Peter Howard, Dmitry Kousov, and Melissa Kraut.