Esther Wang has collaborated with members of the New York Philharmonic, the LaSalle String Quartet, the Maia Quartet, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra. Cellist David Carter is Professor of Music at St. Olaf College. He holds degrees from the University of Minnesota, Indiana University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Carter's principal cello teachers include Robert Jamieson, Gary Hoffman, Janos Starker and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. He has also worked extensively with Pedro de Alcantara, a world-renowned practitioner of the Alexander Technique.