John Eadie was immersed in music from a young age at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in Victoria, British Columbia. Since 2009 John has been a cellist in the Kansas City Symphony.
He received his bachelor’s degree in cello performance cum laude from Butler University studying with Dr. William Grubb, and received his master’s degree at the University of Cincinnati studying with Yehuda Hanani. During the summers he studied at the Aspen Music Festival with William Grubb, Yehuda Hanani and Michael Mermagen.
John then became an orchestra fellow with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, FL for three years. He has performed as principal cello of the Minnesota Opera Orchestra and he has performed with the Des Moines Metro Opera Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Aspen Chamber Symphony, the Spoleto USA Festival in Charleston, S.C., and the Colorado Music Festival. He has also performed extensively both as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the Kansas City region.
Mr. Eadie is a cello teacher for students of all levels. He find teaching both fun and rewarding, and he believes music is something that can be learned and enjoyed at any age.