Cello Section Artists

  • Sang Yhee (1)

    Sang Jun YHEE

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA -date of birth: 18 October 1988 -he is curently studying at Lübeck Academy of Music, Germany, with Prof. Troels Svane. He also studied at the Manhattan School of Music from New York with prof. Julia Lichten, the Juilliard School of Performing Arts with prof. Joel Krosnick, and Nortwestern University of Chicago… Read more »

  • Jamal Aliyev

    Jamal ALIYEV

    TURKEY – date of birth: 2 September 1993 – currently he studies at Royal College of Music – he performed in Europe and Asia, in places like The Wigmore Hall (London), Royal Festival Hall (London), The Windsor Castle (London), The Menuhin Hall (Londra), Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Reims Cathedral (Franța) Prizes: Eastbourne Concerto Competition… Read more »

  • Daniel Arias

    Daniel ARIAS

    VENEZUELA – date of birth: 29 April 1990 – he studied at Aulnay Sous Bois Conservatory (France) with prof. Phillipe Müller, baroque music at Versailles Conservatory; currently he is studying with Troels Svane at the Lübeck Conservatory, Germany – he performed with Radio Symphonic Orchestra Prague and Olomouc Philharmonic Orchestra, collaborating with great personalities like… Read more »

  • Sevac Avanesyan


    ARMENIA – date of birth: 17 March 1989 – he is the youngest graduate of the Bruxelles Royal Conservatory (age 13); he finished his studies with prof. Viviane Spanoghe; in 2009 he was admitted at the Hans Eissler Musikhochschule in Berlin, with prof. Claudio Bohorquez – he performed in Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, in venues like… Read more »

  • Sophia Bacelar

    Sophia BACELAR

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – date of birth: 31 January 1996 – she graduated the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris, with prof. Philippe Muller – she gave concerts in very important venues like Victoria Hall, Le Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Cité de la Musique, Carnegie Hall și Alice Tully Hall – she attended masterclasses held by… Read more »

  • Basile Auslander


    SWITZERLAND – date of birth: 7 November 1996 – in 2011, for his foundation year at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, Basile entered the class of François Salque – he has carried on with the same tutor for his Bachelor, and with his current Master’s Degree Soloist course, in the second year in Lausanne – in 2013… Read more »

  • Yoon-Kyung Cho

    Yoon Kyung CHO

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 6 March 1989 – she graduated from the Seoul National University, with prof. Chung Sim Baik – she also graduated  the master courses of Juilliard School of Music, with prof. Timothy Eddy – she attended masterclasses held by Gautier Capuçon, supported by Louis Vuitton Foundation – she has an… Read more »

  • Dong Yeol Lee


    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 27 November 1996 – he studied at the National University of Arts from South Korea – he performed with Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra (2016), Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Symphony Orchestra, KNIGA Symphony Orchestra, and he gave several recitals Prizes: First prize at Dong-A Newspaper Competition (2014); First prize at Sung-Jung… Read more »

  • Anastasia Feruleva

    Anastasia FERULEVA

    THE NETHERLANDS – date of birth: 31 March 1992 – she studied at the Music School of the Sankt Petersburg Conservatory, The Royal Conservatory of Hague and String Quartet Academy in Amsterdam – she participated at masterclasses held by Gary Hoffman, Reinhard Latzko, Luise Hopkins, Arto Noras, Dmitry Ferschtman, Godfried Hoogeveen, Miklós Perényi, Antonio Meneses,… Read more »

  • Zlatomir Fung

    Zlatomir FUNG

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – date of birth: 11 April 1999 – he is currently studying at New England Conservatory Preparatory School – he performed as a soloist accompanied by numerous orchestras like Santa Cruz Symphony, The Boston Pops Orchestra, The Peninsula Orchestra, The Grand Rapids Symphony, Symphony Pro Musica and Lausanne Sinfonietta – he… Read more »

  • Markus Hallikainen


    FINLAND – date of birth: 31 August 1987 – he studied at the Espoo Music Institute, in the Sibelius-Academy with Arto Noras and Martti Rousi and in Zurcher Hochschule der Künste with Raphael Wallfisch – he gave concerts as soloist with Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Kuopio City Orchestra – he attended masterclasses held byAntonio Meneses, Ivan Monighetti, Frans… Read more »

  • Makio Horie

    Makio HORIE

    JAPAN – date of birth: 11 June 1990 – starting with 2010 he is studying at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory with prof. N. Shakhovskaya – he often performed as a soloist, accompanied by orchestras like Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra (2005), Nagaokakyo Chember Ensemble (2005, 2007), Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra (2007), Japan Century Symphony Orchestra (2009) –… Read more »

  • Woochan Jeong

    Woochan JEONG

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 25 May 1999 – he studies at Korea National University of Arts (Seoul, Republic of Korea) – he performed at KBS Classic FM 93.1  and  he has performed with Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra Prizes: Second Prize at International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians (Moscova); First Prize at Sungjung… Read more »

  • Ayano Kamimura

    Ayano KAMIMURA

    JAPAN – date of birth: 8 November 1990 – she studied at Toho Highschool of Music, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (prof. Arto Noras) and Musik Akademie Basel – she attended masterclasses held by Gary Hoffmann at the Summer International Music Academy of the Salzburg Mozarteum Music College, Frans Hermerson at Kronberg Academy and… Read more »

  • Bumjun Kim

    Bumjun KIM

    FRANCE – date of birth: 13 December 1994 – he started to study cello in France, he studied at the Conservatoire National Superieure de Paris, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig and Hanns Eisler Musik Hochschule in Berlin – he studied with renowned professors like Philippe Muller and Peter Bruns and currently he… Read more »

  • Anastasia Kobekina

    Anastasia KOBEKINA

    RUSSIA – date of birth: 26 August 1994 – currently studying at the Kronberg Academy Masters with prof. Frans Helmerson – she graduated the master courses at Yale University, with prof. Aldo Parisot – she performed both as soloist and as orchestra musician with Moscow Virtuosi, Kremerata Baltica, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, National Russian… Read more »

  • Atanas Krastev

    Atanas KRASTEV

    BULGARIA – date of birth: 22 august 1988 – he studied at Lyubomir Pipkov Music School from Sofia, National Academy of Music Sofia, Escuela de Música Rejna Sofia, Madrid – he attended masterclasses held by David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Arto Noras, Natalia Gutman, Antonio Meneses, Lluís Claret, Young-Chang Cho, Thomas Carroll, Robert Cohen – he… Read more »

  • Kyungjun Lee

    KyungJun LEE

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 3 October 1992 – bachelor of music in Korea National University of Arts; in present he studies at Norwegian Academy of Music (Master of Music Performance), Truls MØrk – he performed in festivals like: Lee Sang Geun International Music Festival and Korean Musik Festival in Deutschland – he attended… Read more »

  • Kang-Hyun Lee

    Kang-Hyun LEE

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 14 April 1994 – studies: Seoul Arts High School – currently he is in the 4th year in the Korean National University of Arts, under Dong Oo LEE, Professor of Cello at the University of Ulsan, College of Music, Kang Ho LEE, Professor of Cello, Korean National University of… Read more »

  • Minjin-Lee

    Minjin LEE

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 22 May 1991 – she has done her Bachelor’s degree with cellist Qin Li Wei at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore; in June 2016 she has completed her Master’s degree in Hannover Musik Hochschule – she was accepted to the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of… Read more »

  • Mon-puo Lee

    Mon – Puo LEE

    SPAIN – date of birth: 19 December 1993 – he studied at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía of Madrid in the Chair of Cello with Head Professor Natalia Shakhovskaya; since 2014 he is also a student of Ivan Monighetti – from 2015 on, he is studying in the UDK of Berlin under Jens… Read more »

  • Octavian Lup (2)

    Octavian LUP

    ROMANIA – date of birth: 25 March 1987 – he graduated from the National University of Music from Bucharest under the master Marin Cazacu, continuing studying at the Superior National Conservator in Paris, under the famous violoncellists Roland Pidoux and Xavier Philips – he is currently following a PhD at the National University of Music… Read more »

  • Constantin Macherel

    Constantin MACHEREL

    SWITZERLAND – date of birth: 18 June 1991 – he starts studying cello at 6, having his first recital at 12 – in 2007 he enters the Lausanne Conservatory where he studies with Susan-Rybicki-Varga, afterwards he studied at Musik-Academie Basel, with Ivan Monighetti, and Zrcher Hochschule der Künste with Raphaell Wallfisch – he attended masterclasses held… Read more »

  • Chan Heung Min

    Chan Heung MIN

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 28 September 2000 – he studied at Gajwa Elementary School (2008-2013) and is currently studying at the Korean National Institute for Gifted in Arts Prizes: First Prize at the Ewhakyunghyang Competition (2015); First Prize at the Violin Association of Koreea Competition (2014); First Prize at the Yewon Competition (2011)… Read more »

  • Aleksandra Perlova

    Aleksandra PERLOVA

    RUSSIA – date of birth: 21 April 1990 – graduated from Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory and postgraduate study at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory in a class of professor N. Gutman – took part in festival and masterclasses as the international festival «Moscow meets friends» (Moscow); Oleg Kagan (Germany) – she attended masterclasses held by… Read more »

  • Václav Petr

    Václav PETR

    CZECH REPUBLIC – date of birth: 24 March 1990 – he is a bachelor of Universitat der Kunste in Berlin, with prof. Wolfgang Boettcher, and in 2015 he finalized his studies in Prague with prof. Michal Michal Kaňka – he performed in numerous concerts with Prague Chamber Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Pilsen Philharmonic, Janáček Philharmonic Ostrava,… Read more »

  • Aldangor Rabbani

    Rabbani ALDANGOR

    KAZAHSTAN -date of birth: 24th of September 1993 -he studied at  the Music School of Karaganda with prof. Zoya Kuznetsova and starting from 2011 he is studying at the Moscow Conservatory, with prof. Alexey Seleznev -he gave concerts as a soloist, accompanied by orchestras like Symphony Orchestra of Karaganda, the Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow… Read more »

  • Minje Song

    Minje SONG

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 29 July 1995 – he gave concerts as a soloist and being part of several ensembles: Beijing Music Conservatory Chamber Concert; KNUA Night of Chamber Music Concert; KNUA Cello Series Recital accompanied by pianist Chloe Mun; Kumho Young Artist Cello Recital; KNUA Cello Ensemble Concerto Prizes: Semifinalist at X… Read more »

  • Endre Stankowsky

    Endre Ferenc STANKOWSKY

    HUNGARY – date of birth: 7 July 1988 – in 2010 he graduated from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, and now he is studying at Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Vienna, with prof. Rudolf Leopold, Andrea Molnar – he attended several masterclasses held by Ádám Károly, Josef Pothoransky, Róbert Nagy, Tamás… Read more »

  • Lukas Stasevskij


    FINLAND – date of birth: 18 July 1987 – he graduated the master courses of 2015 Sibelius Academy/ MA Music Performance (2014-2015 with prof. Martti Rousi), 2013-2014 Basel Musikakademie/ MA in Soloist Specialized Music Performance, Prof. Ivan Monighetti; 2007-2013 Sibelius Academy/ MA Music Performance, Prof. Arto Noras – he gave concerts as soloist, accompanied by… Read more »

  • Storojenco Ion


     ROMANIA – date of birth: 20 November 1988 – gradueted from Music College Sigismund Toduță from Cluj-Napoca, under Prof. Adalbert Torok and from the University of Music and Performing Arts from Vienna, under Prof. Valentin Erben and Robert Nagy – he continues his studies afterwards at the Superior Conservator from Paris, under prof. Marc Coppey… Read more »


    Park SUNG-GEUN

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 20 September 1993 – he graduated the Korean National University of Arts (with prof. Kangho Lee) and the master courses of Arts Gifted Preparatory School of Korea National University of Arts with Prof. Sangmin Park and Yunjeong Bu – he performed as a soloist and but also as an… Read more »

  • Gabriel Ureña Hevia

    Gabriel UREÑA HEVIA

    SPAIN – date of birth: 21 November 1989 – he obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Oviedo Conservatory, studying also at Fiesole Music School and Music Conservatory of Vienna, with prof. Natalia Gutman. – he gave numerous concerts as soloist and collaborated with musicians like Leo Nucci, Edita Gruberoba, Ainhoa Arteta, Ruggero Raimondi, Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego… Read more »

  • Ensemble Messian

    Volodia VAN KEULEN

    FRANCE – date of birth: 27th of December 1993 – he starts studying at Conservatoire National Supérieure de Musique de Paris, with prof. Roland Pidoux and Xavier Philips – he gave concerts as soloist and being member of several orchestras, in different festivals like Festival International de la Roques d’Anthèron, La Folle journée de Nantes,… Read more »

  • Yoonha Yi

    Yoonha YI

    SOUTH KOREA – date of birth: 26 December 1989 – studies: Bachelor of Music from Korea National University, and studied with Myung-Wha, Chung, Hyoungwon Chang, and Kangho Lee; She graduated from the Yale University with a Master of Music and Master of Musical of Arts with Aldo Parisot. – she has played at numerous international… Read more »

  • Naduo Zhang

    Naduo ZHANG

    - date of birth: 11 August 1995 – in 2008 she graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory and in 2011 she started studying with Prof. Min Cao – in 2010 she founded The Mix Quartet – she performed with several orchestras and in different festivals, such as Wigmore Hall Recital Monday Platform, Theater Odeon- Zwolle, Olanda,… Read more »