Seth MacLeod earned a BM in cello performance from Boston University, where he studied with Michael Reynolds and George Neikrug. Mr. Neikrug dedicated a cadenza he composed for the Dvořák Cello Concerto to Seth MacLeod.
Seth has performed as a soloist with the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra, Lincoln-Sudbury Civic Orchestra, and the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra. He is the principal cellist of the Boston Civic Symphony, Wellesley Symphony Orchestra, and the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra. He plays on a cello made by Ken and Di Meyer.
In addition to cello, Seth teaches violin, viola, and bass. He has been studying with George Neikrug, a world renowned string pedagogue, for 10 years. Neikrug teaches a method created by Demetrius Dounis that unifies the technique for string instruments.
Seth currently teaches at St. Mark’s School, Fay School, 77 Arts Academy in Acton, and Lincoln After School Music Program. He has also taught as a coach at the New England Conservatory’s Festival Youth Orchestra and the Common Time Music Studio Summer Workshop in Lexington.