An accomplished, classically trained cellist with expertise in songwriting and production, Trevor Jarvis is a musician based in Los Angeles. With extensive experience in both classical and pop/rock settings, he brings passion, creativity, and versatility to his musical endeavors. Trevor has worked with such prominent artists as Andrea Bocelli, Wyclef Jean, Imogen Heap, and The Click Five, and his cello can be heard throughout an especially broad variety of projects ranging from string quartets and orchestras to major label recordings and Hollywood film scores.
Trevor was exposed early in life to a rich, diverse sampling of musical styles. At age ten, he became a member of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and worked his way up through the organization; by age 15 he was playing under conductor Federico Cortese in the Boston Youth Symphony. With this orchestra Trevor performed in Boston’s finest concert halls, including Symphony Hall, Sanders Theatre, and Jordan Hall, and participated in two international tours to Estonia, Latvia, and Russia in 2004 and Portugal and Spain in 2006. Additionally, he was selected three times to the Massachusetts All-State Orchestra where he served as assistant principal cellist in 2005. It was during these years that Trevor also developed a love for pop and rock music, playing in bands and writing many of his own songs.
After high school, Trevor moved to Boston, MA to attend Berklee College of Music, studying privately with Grammy award-winning cellist Eugene Friesen and graduating summa cum laude in three years with a degree in performance. During his time at Berklee, he collaborated on a number of high-profile projects, writing the string arrangement and recording cello for a song produced by John Mayer, and performing with international artists such as Rosa Passos, Oscar Castro-Neves, and Leo Blanco.
Trevor maintains an active schedule as a performing and recording cellist throughout the United States. Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2016, he has played on world-renowned stages like the Dolby Theatre and the Warner Bros. Eastwood Scoring Stage. He also works remotely from his home studio, making his cello available to a wide variety of musical clients. Additionally, Trevor is a founding member of the folk/pop band Peridot, for which he has co-written many songs and produced numerous commercial recordings.