About Brendan


Brendan Finucane is a cellist, music educator, and music entrepreneur. As an educator, he specializes in a student-centered approach to teaching and music-making. As a performing artist, he constantly strives to challenge himself and to break new ground. Brendan currently directs Middle and High School Orchestras at the Chicago Waldorf School, and maintains a private teaching studio of cellists in Edgewater. His students play in chamber ensembles, Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras, and several have gone on to study music in college.  His company Soapbox Music recently launched the Chromawheel Music Explorer Kit, a unique hands-on  approach to learning music concepts. Brendan performs and records with The Paver and Black Tie Elephant.

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