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  • date of birth: November 29, 1995
  • currently studying at Rice University – Shepherd School of Music with Prof. Brinton Averil Smith;
  • performed with the Houston Symphony, Michoacán Symphony, the Shepherd School of Music Symphony Orchestra, the Boise Philharmonic, the Walla Walla Symphony, and the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra;
  • participated in masterclasses given Gautier Capuçon, Lynn Harrell, Ko Iwasaki, Alisa Weilerstein, Clive Greensmith, Joel Krosnick, and Laurence Lesser;
  • performs on a 1696 Grancino composite cello.

Prizes: laureate of the Meridian Symphony Young Artist Competition, Ann and Charles Eisemann International Young Artists Competition, IX Concurso Internacional de Violonchelo Carlos Prieto, Ima Hogg Competition


First Round

Popper Etude Op. 73 No. 29

Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1

Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat major Op. 70

 Second Round

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor D. 821

Ligeti Sonata for Solo Cello

Davidov At the Fountain Op. 20 No. 2


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

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor Op. 40


Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante in E minor Op. 125