Axel Vallejos, a Chilean cellist, began his musical studies at age 11. He has performed chamber music and solos with orchestras throughout North, Central and South America, Europe, and East Asia.
He has made frequent national and international appearances as a chamber and orchestra musician, participating in several summer festivals, including Schleswig Holstein Musik Festival, SHMF (Germany), Latin American Festival of Chascomús (Argentina), International Music Academy of Solsona, AIMS Festival (Spain), Orchestra of the Americas (YOA), Zeist Music Days (Netherlands), Quartet Fellowship Program at Wintergreen Summer Music Festival (USA) and The Aronson Cello Festival (USA). Additionally, he has toured with the Ensemble Bartok, performing in Beijing, Seoul, London, and Málaga.
Axel has worked with a variety of students of all ages and skill levels for more than ten years. He is continuously involved in multiple projects, showing his dedication to the community as a teaching artist. His teaching philosophy is based on creating a positive and nurturing environment for students. Axel is currently pursuing a second Master of Music degree at Rice University.