Victoria (Vicki) Bacon, Cellist
Bacon was born in
and raised in
. A student of the University of Southern California's Preparatory Division, she
also attended the Music Academy of the West and graduated from California State
University at Long Beach, with a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance.
Her teachers were Gabor Rejto, Edgar Lustgarten, and Bernard Greenhouse.
During the summers,
has performed for the Pageant of the Masters in
and Pacific symphonies, and the
and Carmel Bach festivals. She has played in the Debut Orchestra, the Utah
Symphony, Long Beach Opera, Long Beach, Downey, Pacific and Orange County
(principal cello) symphonies, Ballet West, New York City Ballet, Disneyland's
Candlelight Orchestra, The Gary Bonner Singers Orchestra (principal cello), and
The Fab Four (Beatles). Musical theater experience has included playing for the
Long Beach Civic Light Opera, the theaters of La Mirada, and San Gabriel and the
Victoria has performed with a variety of chamber groups, including La Mer
Quartet, the Lyric String Quintet, Pacific Strings, the Renaissance Players and
a Long Beach Symphony string quartet (part of LBSO's education program).
She has taught cello for
, Pacific Symphony, Orange County Youth, Long Beach All-District, Pacific
Symphony Youth, and Anaheim
in Los Alamitos and in her studio.
to Hollywood Chamber Ensemble