Adam Rafferty

Cello Teacher

Adam Rafferty

SAA Member


Columbia, SC
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Minor in Cello performance at University of Kentucky – studied under Benjamin Karp (03-07)
Cello performance Major at University of Louisville – studied under Paul York (08-09)
Major in Music Education—University of South Carolina—Studied under Dr. Robert Jesselson (2016-present)

Orchestra Experience

University of Kentucky Symphony (2003-2007)
University of Louisville Orchestra (2008-2009)
Mark Wood’s Rock Orchestra (2011-present)
Trans Siberian Orchestra—2016, 2017
Union Symphony Orchestra—(2016-present)

Professional Experience
Wedding Cellist – estimated 10-15 weddings a year with quartets/duos and as a soloist (2002-present)
Multi-genre performer – performing with groups ranging from contemporary church services to bands (2007-present)
Nashville Recording Artist – I have worked with various Nashville recording artists on various musical projects in studio including Woodstock Legend: Arlo Guthrie (2009-present)
String Teacher – I have began teaching my own Cello students (2011-present)
Trans Siberian Orchestra—Cellist