Cellist Alvin McCall has distinguished himself as a recitalist, chamber musician and symphony orchestra performer. As a member of the McCall-Deats Duo he has performed recitals throughout the US, France and Germany. The Duo has recorded the Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich Sonatas and continues to perform recitals regularly. Alvin, having studied with one of the premier chamber musicians, Bernard Greenhouse, is very fond of chamber music and has performed national tours with the Alexandria Quintet and the Omega Ensemble. He has also performed chamber concerts at the Caramoor Music Festival, Utah Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, with New York New Music, the Amici Ensemble, the Atlantic Sinfonietta and with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. With members of the St Louis Symphony Orchestra, he has performed on the Symphony’s Pulitzer concerts, Chamber Music St Louis, Discovery, Summerfest and various Community Partnership venues throughout the city.
A former member of the New York Chamber Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the Orchestra of St Lukes and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Alvin joined the St Louis Symphony Orchestra in 1994 and has been a member of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra since 1986.