Gareth Deats | cello

Gareth Deats | cello



Gareth obtained a first-class honours degree in music from University of Southampton, where he was awarded the Peter Evans prize for outstanding performance. He studied cello with Paul Cox and then completed a postgraduate course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he studied Baroque cello with Anthony Pleeth. He has recorded for TV, radio and on CD, and has performed throughout Europe.

Gareth is principal cello for La Serenissima, The Cambridge Baroque Camerata and The Galeazzi Ensemble, and has performed as principal with The New London Consort, Classical Opera Company, The Avison Ensemble, and Charivari Agréable.

Gareth also teaches, and has written twoof the modules for the course entitled ‘Music Teaching in Professional Practice’ at the University of Reading. He is also co-director of the Eureka! Foundation, which provides a variety of music education and performance opportunities.