BA in Cello performance and BS in Chemistry from UMBC. 10 years teaching experience with all levels. Currently Principal Cellist with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra.
Beginning at the age of 10, Stephen Filer has been performing cello with various orchestras including the AACC Symphony Orchestra and the UMBC Symphony Orchestra. Since 2003, he has lead and arranged music for numerous classical string ensembles, as well as string arrangements of classic rock and pop music. He also plays 5-string electric cello with contemporary artists including folk band, Big Hoax. Currently, he studies cello with Gita Ladd at UMBC.