Artist Bio

Han Bin Yoon, cello

A top-prize winner at numerous competitions, cellist Han Bin Yoon won Second Prize at the 2013 Young Concert Artists International Auditions as well as Third Prize at the 2013 Schoenfeld International Cello Competition in Hong Kong. In 2014, he gave his Kennedy Center recital debut in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the Korean Concert Society and performed the Dvořák Cello Concerto under the baton of James Conlon. A passionate chamber musician, Yoon has collaborated closely with prominent artists including Itzhak Perlman, Maria João Pires, Anthony Marwood, Donald Weilerstein, Peter Frankl, and members of the Cleveland, Juilliard, Orion, and Tokyo String Quartets. He has been invited to such music festivals as La Jolla SummerFest, Ravinia, the Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, the Sarasota Music Festival, the Yellow Barn Music School, the International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, Académie Musicale de Villecroze, the Liechtenstein Music Academy, and the inaugural Piatigorsky International Cello Festival. His closest mentors include renowned cellists Bernard Greenhouse, Frans Helmerson, Steven Isserlis, David Geringas, Anner Bylsma, Eleonore Schoenfeld, Paul Katz, and Ralph Kirshbaum. Since 2014, he has been concertizing as a soloist of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium under the personal direction of cellist Gary Hoffman.

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