Meta Weiss

Meta WeissAmerican cellist Meta Weiss (pronounced MAY-ta) made her international debut at the age of seven in Utrecht, Holland, and has established herself as one of the leading cellists of her generation. Weiss is an acclaimed soloist and chamber musician, whose performances have taken her to international venues including: Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Boston Symphony Hall, Kimmel Center, Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Recital Centre, QPAC, and Teatro Britanico (Peru).
 
She has garnered top prizes in numerous international competitions, and her album Entendre (Sono Luminus) is the winner of the Violoncello Foundation Listener’s Choice Award. As a member of Break of Reality, she has toured as a “musical ambassador” across America, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Brazil for the American Music Abroad program.
 
Weiss received her Bachelor of Music degree from Rice University, and her Masters of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees at The Juilliard School. She was appointed Senior Lecturer in Cello and Head of Chamber Music at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2015. Weiss performs on a Gioffredo Cappa cello, c. 1690, generously provided to her by an anonymous supporter.

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