Isaiah has always had a sincere passion for teaching. In addition to performing, he maintained a studio of about 15 cellists in the Dallas public school systems for four years before moving to NY. Isaiah has taught children as young as 5 up through senior citizens. He is more than comfortable teaching beginners as well as advanced students. Because of Isaiah’s passion for teaching, he has read much of the music teaching literature and taken several pedagogy classes at the undergraduate and graduate level.
M.M. Mannes School of Music (2020)
B.M. The Meadows School of The Arts (2018)
Cellist Isaiah P. lives and works in New York City where he enjoys an active performance schedule of the major solo and chamber repertoire in addition to performing in regional ensembles such as the acclaimed Montclair Orchestra. A pupil of celebrated soloists and chamber musicians Marcy Rosen and Andres Diaz, Isaiah has had the recent privilege of performing internationally in France, Italy, Quebec, and South Africa. Isaiah has worked with and learned from some of the most esteemed artists of our time such as the Juilliard, Orion, and Escher string quartets, as well as cellists Colin Carr, Johannes Moser, and Raphael Wallfisch among many others. Teaching is an integral part of Isaiah’s livelihood, and he strives to make each of his students a priority by providing highly individualized courses of study that focus on making the learning experience fast paced, enjoyable, and applicable. In the little time when Isaiah isn’t playing the cello, he enjoys fly fishing, amateur astronomy, backpacking, and general enjoyment of the natural world. Isaiah is a curious-spirited person who brings his inquisitive nature to his musical pursuits and his teaching.