About Kade Eckhardt
Kade has a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. He is currently an orchestra director of a nationally recognized program in a local ISD, and is in his seventh year of teaching orchestra. He has performed as a section cellist in the Houston Civic Symphony, Longview Symphony, SFASU Orchestra of the Pines, the Northeast Texas symphony, and others. He was a School of Music Concerto Competition finalist two years in a row, and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician for multiple recitals and weddings.
Although his first love in music is cello at all levels, he also teaches beginner bass, viola, and violin. He believes in drawing out the inner passion and discipline that each child has the potential to develop that creates the great musicians of tomorrow. It has been said that he brings out the best in his students as long as they are willing to learn and work hard at new things.
When he is not playing or teaching music, he enjoys hiking, working on antique trucks, learning history, and small scale dairy goat farming.