Mr. Conrad Sobieraj

Cello Teacher

Conrad Sobieraj


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Edmonton born cellist and composer Conrad Sobieraj began playing cello at age 4 under the instruction of his mother Grazyna Sobieraj. In preparation for university he studied with Silvia Buttiglione of the Vaughan String Quartet, and went on to complete his Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from the University of Alberta under the instruction of Rafael Hoekman. During the first two years of his degree, the Vertex String Quartet premiered both of his compositions in 2017 and 2018 respectively. He continues to compose pieces for his students and peers. Conrad is one of the founding members of the early music group Convivencia Canadá; and the Bossa-nova trio, Rei Rei Rei. Currently he plays in the Vertex String Quartet, and is the principal cellist of the River City Orchestra. He also teaches Suzuki Improvisation through Society for Talent Education. When he is not performing, Conrad spends his time teaching, composing, and painting.