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  • date of birth: June 13, 1998
  • currently studying at the New England Conservatory with Prof. Laurence Lesser;
  • studied at the Indiana University String Academy with Prof. Susan Moses, at the Thornton School of Music within the University of Southern California with Prof. Ralph Kirshbaum;
  • performed as a soloist with major orchestras in Aspen, Detroit, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Moscow, São Paulo.

Prizes: laureate of the Schadt String Competition, the Sphinx Competition in Detroit, Prague Spring International Music Competition


First Round

Piatti Caprice Op. 25 No. 8

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

Second Round

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D. 821

Kodály Sonata in B minor for Solo Cello Op. 8, first movement

Popper Spinning Song Op. 55


Enescu Cello Sonata No. 2 in C major Op. 26

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor Op. 40


Enescu Symphonie Concertante for Cello and Orchestra Op. 8