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  • date of birth: May 27, 1998
  • currently studying at the Juilliard School with Prof. Clara Minhye Kim and Timothy Eddy;
  • Performed with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra;
  • collaborated with Ronald Leonard, Laurence Lesser, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, Atar Arad, Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Itzhak Perlman, Donald Weilerstein, Vivian Weilerstein, Peter Salaff;
  • plays on a cello made by Nathan Slobodkin with a bow made by Pierre-Yves Fuchs.


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

Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor Op. 38

Ligeti Sonata for Solo Cello

Rostropovich Humoresque Op. 5


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

Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor L. 135


Prokofiev Sinfonia Concertante in E minor Op. 125