Rintaro Wada is the Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Olean, New York. His solo, chamber music, and orchestra performances have been given in Japan, Italy, and the US, as well as radio programs, Universities and concert associations. He studied in Rochester, NY, and Japan, earning the Master of Music in performance and literature from Eastman School of Music and the Bachelor of Music degree and post - graduate diploma in cello performance from Showa College of Music. He has studied cello performance with Joichi Sano, Ryoichi Hayashi, Hirofumi Kanno, Stefan Reuss, Marcy Rosen, Nathaniel Rosen, Steven Doane, and Alan Harris, and chamber music with Richard Killmer, Paul O’Dette, Christel Thielmann, Margery Hwang, and John Graham as well as with members of the Amadeus Quartet, Bartok Quartet, Mendelssohn Quartet, Ying Quartet, and Fine Arts String Quartet. Mr. Wada is a cellist of the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, and orchestra director of the Olean City School District, adjunct faculty of the Houghton College, Greatbatch School of Music, and St. Bonaventure University.