Described as a "Superb Soloist” by The Boston Globe, American cellist Robert Mayes has performed throughout the United States and abroad. His teachers have included Natasha Brofsky, David Soyer, Fred Sherry, and Michael Reynolds. His performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio’s From The Top as well as on PBS. Robert uses his extensive experience as a cellist and performer to provide his clients with specialized service finely attuned to the needs of cellists.
Robert is a graduate of the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, where he was the first recipient of the Benjamin Zander Scholarship, awarded to the most improved student. Robert holds a Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he was the recipient of the Frances O. and Elizabeth Hunnewell Scholarship. In 2010 he graduated with a master’s degree from the Juilliard School, where he was the recipient of the E. & W. Naumburg Scholarship and the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Musical Arts at Boston University.