A musical prodigy as a child, Dave Eggar began playing the cello and piano at age three, performed on Broadway and with the Metropolitan Opera at age seven, and debuted at Carnegie Hall at age 15. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Julliard School’s Doctoral Program.
Eggar has performed worldwide as a solo cellist and pianist. A virtuoso of many styles, Eggar has performed and recorded with artists in numerous genres including Evanescence, The Who, Michael Brecker, Josh Groban, Coldplay, Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Fall Out Boy, Dave Sanborn, Kathleen Battle, Ray Lamontagne, Roberta Flack, The Spin Doctors, Dianne Reeves, Brandy, Carly Simon, Phil Ramone, Miley Cyrus, Duncan Sheik, Sinead O’Connor, Bon Jovi, Manhattan Transfer, Corinne Bailey Ray and many more.
His list of awards and accomplishments includes accolades from Time magazine; ASCAP; The National Endowment for the Arts; Sony Records Elevated Standards Award in classical music; the Geraldine Dodge & Leonard Bernstein Foundations; and, at age 15, he was the youngest winner in the history of the Artists International Competition.
Eggar’s mission to “not just cross over, but to cross through” multiple genres of music are apparent with all of his releases. Whether it’s classical, reggae, bluegrass, jazz, pop, or world music, he finds a common voice within his musical vocabulary and introduces it with his own unique imaginative vision.