Cheryl Cellon Lindquist
Cheryl Cellon Lindquist collaborates with an array of singers, instrumentalists, choirs and chamber ensembles. With appearances throughout the U. S. and Europe, she has been a featured soloist with several symphony orchestras. She has studied with distinguished artists and professors such as Douglas Fisher, Carolyn Bridger, Timothy Hoekman, Valerie M. Trujillo, Lita Guerra, Jerry Alan Bush and Paul Nitsch, and has worked with notable composers John Harbison, Jake Heggie and Krzysztof Penderecki. Through master classes and festivals, she has enjoyed performance opportunities with Martin Katz, John Wustman and Dalton Baldwin.
Maintaining an active performing schedule, Dr. Lindquist is a performer with CMASH, a new-music repertory group dedicated to fostering and sustaining long-term collaborative relationships between composers and performers.She was invited to serve on the faculty at the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria as repetiteur and recital pianist and participated in the Songfest Music Festival at Pepperdine University and at the Acadèmie Internationaled’Été de Nice in Nice, France.
She has served on the faculty at University of Texas-Pan American, University of North Carolina-Pembroke, Northwest Vista College and Our Lady of the Lake University. During her brief time in San Antonio, she has enjoyed performances with the San Antonio Symphony, Opera San Antonio, Q Chamber Music Series and the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio and has served as adjudicator for the Artist Foundation of San Antonio Classical Singing Competition and the J.K. Hodges Piano Competition at UTSA. She serves as Chair of the Young Artists Competition in Piano for the Tuesday Musical Club of San Antonio and organist for Trinity Baptist Church. Dr. Lindquist also maintains a private coaching studio and enjoys promoting the works of American living composers.