J. Cameron Law
J. Cameron Law is an award-winning educator, cellist, conductor, and composer. He recently retired after a 29-year career as Director of Orchestras at Grand Junction High School and West Middle School.
Mr. Law is in his 30th season as the Principal Cellist of the Grand Junction Symphony. He was the cellist with Trio de las Americas, formerly the Mesa State College Faculty Piano Trio, performed for six seasons with the Crested Butte Summer Music Festival, and is the cello instructor at Colorado Mesa University. His private cello students have completed music degrees at such prestigious institutions as the Hart School of Music, Indiana University, and the Berklee College of Music.
Mr. Law is currently the String Editor for Grand Mesa Strings. His compositions and arrangements appear on several state lists, as Editor’s Choices in the Pepper Music Catalog, and have been performed at the Midwest Conference in Chicago. His work Sinapu was premiered by the Grandview High School Orchestra at the 2015 National ASTA Conference in Salt Lake City.
Mr. Law spends his summers as the Program Director for the Road Scholar Program at the Aspen Music Festival. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance with University Honors and Academic Distinction from Colorado State University, and a master’s degree in Cello Performance and Teacher Certification from the University of Michigan, where he studied with Jeffrey Solow and Robert Culver. He has two grown children (Lindsye and Eric), and a grandchild (Marky D the Mini Maestro). He and his wife Kathy and their dogs Cooper and Patsy Cline enjoy all the outdoor activities Western Colorado has to offer.