Jung-Hsuan Ko

Recently won second prize in the 2013 Crescendo Music Award, Ms. Ko was winner of the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition, Hsing-Tien Kung National Competition and Baroque Competition of Cello in Taiwan. She also won top prize in 2011 Queens Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, where she performed Dvorak cello concerto with the Queens Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Constantine Kitsopoulos. Ms. Ko has performed throughout the world, Venues include Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara, Opera House in Sarasota, Carnegie Hall in New York, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Kitara Hall in Sapparo, Rome conservatory (Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia) in Italy and National Concert Hall in Taiwan. During the summer, she has been invited to music festivals such as Pacific Music Festival, New York String Seminar, Sarasota Music Festival, Music Academy of the West and Aspen Music Festival and School. She has served as a principle cellist in music festival orchestras, Classical youth symphony Orchestra in Taiwan, Manhattan School of Music Philharmonia and Symphony Orchestra. Throughout her musical study, she has worked with world renowned cellist Timothy Eddy, Joel Krosnick, Ronald Leonard, David Geber, Richard Arron, Steven Doane, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Mark Kosower, Paul Katz, Alan Stepansky, Bonnie Hampton and Marion Feldman. She has also studied chamber with Takacs quartet, American String quartet, Jerome Lowenthal, Glenn Dicterow, Robert Mann, Laurie Smuckler, Lucie Robert, Marc Silverman, Peter Wiley, John Dalley and Peter Lloyd. Ms. Ko received her Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music, studying with Marion Feldman, and is currently pursuing Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School, where she is a scholarship student of Timothy Eddy.