Stan Sharp is an active performing cellist and has played with many symphony organizations: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, New West Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony and Opera Pacific with well known conductors including Simon Rattle, John Williams, Yuri Temirkanov, to name a few. Stan has recorded extensively for numerous Hollywood Motion Picture sound tracks with top film composers, including John Williams, Hans Zimmer, James Horner, Jerry Goldsmith, Danny Elfman, Marc Shaimann, Lalo Schifrin, James Newton Howard, David Newman, mark Isham, John Powell, and Tan Dun. Furthermore, Stan has performed and recorded with leading Rock, Jazz, Pop, and Classic recording artists including, Andrea Bocelli, Stevie Wonder, Santana, John Legend, Earth Wind and Fire, Elton John, Henry Conic Jr., Aerosmith, Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Air, Julio Iglesias, Carpenters, Barry Manilow, David Foster as well as Chinese, Japanese, Taiwanese, and Korean pop singers. Stan is also a full time faculty member of the Orange County Music and Dance School as well as Colburn School of Performing Arts where his students have been accepted to the top conservatories and universities in the United States. Stan is the co-founder/co-producer of “From Classical to Rock”.