Dave McLellan & Seth McLoed
January 21, 2024, 3:00 pm
Guitar and Cello Duo
Dave McLellan has been a concert and collaborative chamber music guitarist since 1976, performing throughout the U.S., South America, Great Britain, and Europe. He has appeared in Carnegie Hall (NYC) and Wigmore Hall (London). He is a Music Minus One recording artist and an NEA grant recipient.
Dave Mclellan has collaborated with Neil Anderson (Anderson-McLellan Guitar Duo), Frank Wallace, Edward Flower, and many more. He is a former faculty member of The Hartt School and the University of Connecticut and founder of Concert In Your Living Room, which provides fund-raising assistance to non-profit organizations. He is currently on the faculty of Performing Arts Center MetroWest and the Artist in Residence program in Harvard, MA. Dave is the orchestral timpanist for Lincoln-Sudbury Civic Orchestra.
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 Cape Ann Symphony and Wellesley Symphony Orchestra, and he is also a member of Symphony by the Sea. He plays on a cello made by Ken and Di Meyer.
In addition to cello, Seth teaches violin, viola, and bass. Seth is the Elementary Orchestra Director for Wellesley Public Schools and also teaches at St. Mark’s School, Waltham Public Schools Private Music Lesson Program, and Lincoln After School Music Program. He has also taught as a coach at the New England Conservatory’s Festival Youth Orchestra.