Esther Rogers

Esther Rogers, a Rochester native, has been playing
cello since the age of six. Esther earned a Bachelor of
Music from the Hartt School, University of Hartford and
a Master of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of
Music. She also spent one year studying Collaborative
Leadership at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
in London, England. Esther has studied and performed
with internationally renowned musicians in the classical
field throughout the United States and in Italy. As a cellist
Esther plays experimental and contemporary music, as
well as Bach and traditional chamber music. Esther is an
innovative leader who asks questions about process, intent
and progress, and collaborates with artists in different
genres including dance, theatre, visual arts, and writing.
She works as a freelance cellist, teaches cello and chamber
music, and guides group composition and collaboration
as a teacher/facilitator. Esther loves to work in her garden
and hike in the Adirondack Mountains. Her website is