Carter Dewberry is a cellist and composer working in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, California. She performs classical, electronic, jazz, experimental, and world music. She also composes concert, electronic, and film music for solo cello and various chamber ensembles.
Carter completed her DMA in Chamber Music Performance and M.M. in Cello Performance from UCLA . She received her B.M. in Cello Performance from Western Michigan University and also holds a B.A. in French with minors in Women's Studies and Philosophy.
Carter has a wide variety of performance experience as a soloist, orchestral, and studio musician. She is the founder of the OC Cello Choir, a cello ensemble, and the Definiens Project, a non-profit chamber music organization. She has been a member of the Robin Cox Ensemble and the Peter Sprague String Consort. However, her passion is discovering the full expressive potential for the cello. This has led her to write everything from Bach inspired solo pieces to multi-layered cello soundscapes to chamber music featuring the cello.
Carter is available for live and in-studio performances. She can also record from her own recording studio. She uses a Royer 122-V microphone, Apogee Ensemble, and Logic Studio to produce her work.
In addition to scoring films and writing her own music, she maintains an active recording schedule and teaches cello and theory lessons in Orange County. Prospective students can visit www.occelloteacher.com for additional information.