Kenneth Freudigman

YOSA Symphony & YOSA Concertino Strings conductor

Kenneth Freudigman is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Camerata San Antonio, Principal Cello of the San Antonio Symphony, Adjunct Professor of Cello at the University of Texas at San Antonio, former Education Director of the Cactus Pear Music Festival, and a highly-respected cello pedagogue.  

Mr. Freudigman has studied cello at Interlochen Center for the Arts and Eastman School of Music. He began his orchestral and chamber music career with the Rochester Philharmonic and as a founding member of the Esterhazy Chamber Ensemble. In 1992, he joined the New World Symphony, under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. He has also performed with the Grand Rapids, Charleston, and Virginia Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Sarasota Opera and the Mexico City Philharmonic. 

Mr. Freudigman can be heard in recordings on the Argo, Bridge, and Summit record labels, featured with Renee Fleming and the New World Symphony Orchestra performing Bachianas Brasileiras by Heitor Villa-Lobos on BMG Classics, and on Camerata San Antonio's Grammy-nominated premiere CD, Salon Buenos Aires: Music of Miguel Del Aguila.