Welcome to the official website of cellist Pamela Smits!

Known for her impassioned musicianship and expressive range, it is her distinctive musical presence and charisma that sets her apart. 


"The road to succes is paved with mistakes well handled..”
--Buddhist expression

 “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..”
--Pablo Casals - Cellist


Photo Credit Pim van der Zwaan


"Ms. Pamela Smits is an exceptionally talented cellist and musician."
--Janos Starker, cellist - Distinguished Professor, Indiana University, USA. 

"..Ms. Pamela Smits whom I consider one of the most dedicated and
musically gifted cellist in her generation."
--Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, cellist - Professor of Music, Indiana University, USA

"Pamela Smits not only has great command of the cello, but also possesses the rare and unique gift of true communication through her instrument."
--Chauncey Patterson, former violist Miami String Quartet.

 "Competition is for horses, not artists."
-- Béla Bartók