Byron Hogan is a cellist and arranger from Lakeland, Florida. He holds a bachelors degree in music performance from Florida Southern College where he studied under Anne Parrette and Jeffrey Lang, a master’s degrees in performance and chamber performance from the University of South Florida where he studied under Scott Kluksdahl, and a Graduate Performance Diploma from The Boston Conservatory under Rhonda Rider. From 2010 to 2012, he was an Artist in Residence at USF as a member of the President’s Piano Trio. He has played in groups such as the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, The Osud trio, The St. Petersburg Opera, and the Miami ballet as well as performing as soloist with The Imperial Symphony and the Bogus Pomp Orchestra. Byron has recently taught master classes in Florida in addition to performing throughout the United States and Canada. He is currently pursuing a Performance Certificate at Montclair University under Nicholas Tzavaras.