Cameron Baird

Cameron Baird

BMHOF Class of 2012

[Cameron Baird] Cameron Baird: was a civic promoter of music in Buffalo who's vision and influence helped to found the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. The music building on UB's Amherst Campus is named after the Baird family.

Cameron is an accomplished pianist who also studied viola. He began to compose music in his early teens. Cameron studied at Berlin's famed Hochschule fur Musik. He also studied conducting with distinguished maestros Felix Weingartner and Bruno Walter in Salzburg, Austria. Cameron Baird also founded the Buffalo Oratorio Chorus in 1930. 

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