(2018) Colin Field is currently a Master of Music candidate at San Francisco State University where he studies cello performance. In 2011, he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Music in instrumental performance from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. Colin has performed in numerous chamber ensembles and orchestras. In addition, Colin is an experienced guitarist. At the young age of 15 he was a finalist in Experience Music Project’s annual Sound Off! competition. Later, Colin served as one of the Sound Off! competition judges. Colin has recorded and released two albums, and toured nationally. He is also a songwriter and has been an ASCAP member since 2006.
Colin has been teaching since 2011, including private cello and guitar lessons. His emphasis is primarily on classical music for students studying cello. He also has experience coaching students who are working on songwriting and theory. Colin believes that music education is important for more reasons than simply teaching a student an instrument. It creates long lasting bonds and helps foster growth and meaningful connections within the community.