Brenton Moore

Cello Teacher

Brenton Moore

SAA Member

Contact

Memphis, TN
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Brenton’s passion for music began at the age of 7 when he started playing the cello. Born and raised in Fresno, California, he studied using the Suzuki Method from teachers Shirley Douty, Walter Haman, and Dieter Wulfhorst. Brenton received his bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance from Point Loma Nazarene University, studying with Glen Campbell. While in San Diego, Brenton enjoyed playing in multiple ensembles including the University Symphony Orchestra, Point Loma Opera, and multiple chamber ensembles.
In 2012 he received his master’s degree in Cello Performance from the University of Arizona, studying with Mark Votapek. During his time in Tucson, Brenton also enjoyed playing with the Arizona Symphony Orchestra and working as the worship minister for the youth and college groups at Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene. Brenton was a cello instructor at the Tucson Music and Dance Academy and has also worked as an instructor for California Music Studios in San Diego. Brenton frequently plays with the Memphis Symphony, the Jackson Symphony, the Memphis Repertory Orchestra, and the Germantown Symphony for concerts and enjoys freelancing for other music opportunities in and around Memphis. Currently Brenton teaches the Suzuki Method at Bellevue School of Performing Arts in Cordova, TN, and in his home in downtown Memphis.