Personal Summary / Bio
Dr. Robert Tueller teaches cello, directs the University Baroque Ensemble and is the Director of Orchestras at Brigham Young University Idaho. He previously served on the faculties of the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, the University of Montana - Missoula, and Modesto Junior College in central California. He received his D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts) degree in Early Music Performance, and his M.M. degree in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Southern California. He holds a B.M. degree in Violoncello Performance from Utah State University and studied for two summers at the Aspen Music School. Active as a professional conductor and cellist in southern California, Dr. Tueller served as Assistant Conductor of the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra and played principal cello with the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra. Other affiliations include the Eroica String Quartet, the Long Beach Opera, the Bakersfield Symphony, and the Modesto Symphony. His baroque cello and viola da gamba playing have been recorded on RCM Records both as a featured soloist and with the Ensemble de Medici.