Cameron Smith

  • Lead Ambassador, Benedetti Foundation; CSM Galicia Soloist
  • Cello

A holder of several international awards in solo, chamber music, and composition, cellist-composer Cameron Smith is an active international musician, having presented recitals and performed with ensembles across the USA, the UK, Italy, and Mexico. He has performed namely with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Ensemble, Benedetti Foundation Ambassador Orchestra, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, the award-winning Pisces Duo, and the Sinfónica Azteca. 

Cameron is a graduate of the OAcademy Conservatory's Orchestral Institute where he was mentored by Ilmari Hopkins, and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying cello with renowned pedagogue Alison Wells; chamber music with David Watkin, Duncan Ferguson, Jane Atkins, Andrea Gajic, and the Brodsky Quartet; and composition with Stuart MacRae.  He holds a BMus summa cum laude from the University of Northern Colorado, where he studied cello with Gal Faganel and chamber music with Russell Guyver.  He currently is on the CSM Galicia soloist Promotion Program, studying with Liina Leijala.

In addition to performing and composing, Cameron is passionate about music education and its accessibility, being named one of the first Lead Ambassadors for Nicola Benedetti's Benedetti Foundation, performing with the Grammy-winning violinist in the Foundation's Sessions launch concert in Glasgow, 2020.  He served on three tours with the Nevis Ensemble, Scotland's first Street Orchestra, where it championed bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into unique settings and areas where the population may not have normal access to the arts.  The Ensemble was nominated for a Royal Philharmonic Society award in 2021.

Cameron has appeared on BBC Radio 3, Scotland's STV and ITV, in the Scottish Herald, the Glasgow Times, the Strad Magazine, RCS News, on TV Azteca, and at the TED-Talk pre-COP 26 Summit.  He works best with intermediate, advanced, and conservatoire-level students.

Book Your Lesson Below

Cello Lesson

Cello lessons with unique customization for each student. Includes a wide range of direction, from general artistic, technical, and general performance tutoring, to improving specific practicing, improvisatory, and musical skills.
  • EUR €75.00
  • 60 mins

Introductory Lesson

An introductory trial lesson, where we both get to know each other, and discussing aspirations, goals, repertoire, and what you ultimately want to take from our lessons! The most important thing is to jointly develop musical goals and develop the best way to achieve th... Read More
  • EUR €0.00
  • 20 mins

5-Lesson Bundle

5-Lesson Bundle with a 15% discount.
  • EUR €310.00
  • 60 mins

10-Lesson Bundle

10-Lesson Bundle with a 20% discount.
  • EUR €600.01
  • 60 mins


No record found.
No record found.
No record found.