Lauded for his "beauty of tone and keenness of musicianship" (Opera Britannia), cellist Ezra Seltzer graduated from the inaugural class of Juilliard's historical performance program. This season he has performed with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, at the 4x4 Baroque Music Festival, and as a soloist and chamber musician at the Boulder Bach Festival. As guest principal cellist of Musica Angelica, he toured the west coast with Emma Kirkby and Daniel Taylor. He also recently completed a tour of Mexico as principal cellist of the Orchester Wiener Akademie. Ezra is co-founder and principal cellist of the Sebastian Chamber Players, who are currently finalists of the 2012 Early Music America Baroque Performance Competition. He attended Yale University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in history and Master of Music in cello, studying with Aldo Parisot and Ole Akahoshi. He was also a post-graduate fellow in the Yale Baroque Ensemble under the direction of Robert Mealy.