Edward Moore

Cellist Edward Moore received a Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University and a Master of Music degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His teachers included renowned cellists Janos Starker and Bernard Greenhouse. Edward has performed with the Chicago Sinfonietta from more than two decades. He is also a longtime member of the Chicago Philharmonic and served as principal cellist of the New Black Music Repertory Ensemble for many years. Edward has toured nationally and internationally, and has played on many recordings. He is also a popular teacher, training and nurturing a new generation of cello players.

In addition to his music career, Edward Moore is an award-winning author. His debut novel, New York Times bestseller The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, has appeared in a dozen foreign translations. The book was awarded the 2014 First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, and Edward is the recipient of a 2014 Illinois Arts Council Literary Award. Edward’s essays and short fiction have appeared in the New York Times and numerous literary magazines.

Edward Kelsey Moore’s upcoming appearance dates and additional information are available at www.edwardkelseymoore.com.