Cellist Alisha Bauer is an active performer and recording artist in both classical and popular music settings. After graduating from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Music degree and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, Ms. Bauer continued her music studies under a full scholarship at UCLA where she received her Master of Music degree in Cello Performance.
As the cellist and co-founder of the Alcantara Ensemble, she was a semifinalist and finalist in the Fischoff and Coleman International Chamber Music Competitions respectively. Ms. Bauer has been a guest artist for chamber music series programs presented by Chapman University, Azusa Pacific University, Dana Point Coastal Arts, Torrance Cultural Arts, The Previews of Manhattan Beach, South Bay Chamber Music Society and at the Banff Summer Residency Series where she was featured in a live CBC radio performance broadcast.
Since moving to Los Angeles, Ms. Bauer has built a career as a solo and collaborative cellist in the recording industries. Along with performing on soundtracks for television and film, she is also a regular solo recording artist for organizations that specialize in producing music for advertising media. Recent discography contributions include work with the Beach Boys, Stevie Nicks, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga and Madonna.