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Allan Steele

Principal Cello

Allan Steele

Mrs. Mercedes T. Bass Chair
Mr. Sid R. Bass Chair

Allan Steele, principal cellist with the Fort Worth Symphony, is a performer, composer, and teacher. Mr. Steele has premiered several works in chamber or orchestral settings by composers such as Mark Antony Turnage and Stephen Cohn, as well as performing the world premiere of Henri Lazarof's Fifth Cello Concerto. He frequently collaborates with the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth and the Olmos Ensemble of San Antonio and maintains an active string quartet with FWSO colleagues known as Sedici Strings.

Mr. Steele enjoys teaching tremendously and has held positions at Texas Christian University, University of North Texas, and Eastern Music Festival, and is always open to offering private lessons to students. He will soon be a published contributor for Carus Books, and he spends his free time designing video games and composing music.