Jeremiah Shaw

Jeremiah Shaw, cellist, has performed throughout Asia, Europe, and the U.S. with various symphonies, chamber orchestras, and ensembles. Since founding the recently acclaimed Telegraph Quartet in the fall of 2013 in San Francisco, the quartet won the Grand Prize and Gold Medal at the 2014 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

As an avid chamber musician, Jeremiah spent multiple summers at Kneisel Hall in Maine, having the privilege of working with members of the most prestigious and influential string quartets of America such as the Cleveland, Juilliard, and Concord String Quartets. Past festival performances include, Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival in Michigan, Mainly Mozart Music Festival in California, Gretna Music Festival in Pennsylvania, Music at the Gardner and LyricaFest in Massachusetts, Steans Institute at Ravinia Music Festival, the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy, Chautauqua Music Festival, and he has been a member of the cello section of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony in Idaho since 2005.

Jeremiah has held faculty positions at San Diego State University School of Music, The SoCal Chamber Music Workshops in California, Chamber Music Connection in Colombus, and at Sun Valley Summer Symphony Music Workshops in Idaho. During his fellowship at New World Symphony in Miami Beach Florida he performed the Shostakovich Cello Concerto no. 1 with conductor Alasdair Neale as winner of the concerto competition. Jeremiah holds performance degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Juilliard School, as well as a bachelor degree in Music Production and Recording Technology from Shenandoah University. He also had the unique opportunity of interning for the Grammy Award Winning classical music label Sono Luminus, while attaining his audio engineering degree. His principal cello teachers include Richard Aaron and Joel Krosnick.