Mimi Hwang

-Cello-

Ms Hwang is currently an Assistant Professor of Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music. She is also Co-Artistic Director of Yellow Barn Music School and Festival’s Young Artists Program, a three-week summer chamber music program for talented high school student, held in Putney VT. Ms Hwang serves on the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Area Community Foundation, where she chairs the Program-Distributions Committee. She also serves as a Trustee of the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester and lives in Brighton with her two daughters.

The daughter of Chinese immigrants, cellist Mimi Hwang was born and raised in Los Angeles. She was a founding member of the Franciscan String Quartet, First Prize winner of the Banff International String Quartet Competition and top prize winner of the Evian International String Quartet Competition. She has also performed with members of the Juilliard, Guarneri, Tokyo, Ying and Colorado Quartets. She was a member of the Peabody Trio, winners of the Naumberg Chamber Music Award. As a soloist, Ms Hwang has performed with the Beijing Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. She received the Master’s Degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction at the New England Conservatory of Music.

Currently, Ms. Hwang is currently a member of the Amenda Quartet. www.amendaquartet.com