Kalim Campos

Teaching Fellow, Cello, Interlochen Arts Camp

D.M.A.(in progress), Cello Performance, University of South Carolina; M.M., Cello Performance, Azusa Pacific University; B.A., Cello Performance, Universidade Federal da Paraíba

The Chilean-Brazilian Kalim Campos started his cello studies with his father in Brazil when he was 8 years old. He has a Bachelor Degree in Cello Performance from the Paraíba Federal University (UFPB) where he studied with Nelson Campos and Dr. Felipe Aquino, later he graduated with Dr. Fábio Presgrave in an Artist Certificate Program in Cello Performance from the Rio Grande do Norte Federal University (UFRN) – both in Brazil. In 2014 he graduated from his Master's Degree in Cello Performance at the Azusa Pacific University, from the studio of Dr. Marek Szpakiewicz in California. Kalim was principal cellist in four orchestras: Federal University of Paraiba’s Youth Orchestra (Brazil), João Pessoa Chamber Orchestra (Brazil), Rio Grande do Norte Symphony Orchestra (Brazil), and in the Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra (USA). Kalim Campos taught cello at the Paraíba State Music School, Anthenor Navarro – Brazil, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte – Brazil, Saturday Conservatory of Music – California, and the Clavier Music School – California. Currently he is pursuing his doctoral degree in cello performance studying with Dr. Robert Jesselson at the USC, where he is the principal cellist of the USC Symphony Orchestra, the USC Chamber Orchestra and member of the USC Cello Choir. During the 2016 summer Kalim will do his New York debut in the Weill Recital Hall at the Carnegie Hall playing the David Popper’s Hungarian Rhapsody, and also he will be teaching cello and chamber music in the Carolina Summer Music Conservatory - University of South Carolina.