L u i s  M e r c a d o 

Luis Mercado is a performer living in Bushwick, Brooklyn. He serves as an Academic Administrator and Adjunct Instructor of Cello in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University's Steinhardt School of Education, where he also received his Master of Music in Cello Performance. In addition to his work at NYU, Luis is also an Artist Teacher at the Abrons Art Center. His main areas of focus include cello pedagogy, improvisatory music, and pop music.