Cellist Lucia Ticho enjoys an active career as a performer and pedagogue. This season, in addition to her activities with DACAMERA, she appears with the Colorado Music Festival orchestra and in various programs at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she is pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree. She has performed as a chamber musician in venues such as Weill Hall, and as an orchestral player with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Her students have been admitted to competitive pre-college and college programs including those at the Manhattan School of Music and Indiana University. Ticho is a graduate of The Juilliard School (Master of Music, 2021) and Columbia University (Bachelor of Arts, 2020).