Principal Cello

Sean Neidlinger


Sean has been with APO since 2016 and serves as Principal Cello, performing in a variety of live concerts, TV filmings, and virtual shows.

Beyond APO

Sean is a cellist for the IBIS Chamber Ensemble, National Chamber Ensemble, Chamber Dance Project. Frequent performances with Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, Washington Ballet Orchestra


  • Bachelor of Music at Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Master of Music at New England Conservatory

Favorite APO Moment

When Patti LaBelle performed with us, did a mic drop, AND tossed her mic stand aside

Favorite Pop Music Song

"Ribbons Down My Back" (thanks to an APO performance)