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Cellist Ru-Pei Yeh, who joined the New York Philharmonic in September 2006, has performed regularly as a recitalist in her native Taiwan and in the U.S. She was a founding member of the Formosa Quartet, winner of the 2006 London International String Quartet Competition. She has also served as acting principal cello of the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera, in addition to performing with a string quartet of principal players from the San Diego Symphony. She has made solo appearances with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, National Taiwan Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, North Carolina School of the Arts’s International Music Program Orchestra, and Kuan-Jen School Orchestra, and is the winner of numerous competitions.
Ms. Yeh, who has been performing professionally since the age of 10, moved to the U.S. at 13 to study with Orlando Cole at the Temple Preparatory School. She received her bachelor of music degree from the New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Laurence Lesser, and her master’s degree from The Juilliard School in 2004, studying with Joel Krosnick. She received her artist diploma from Juilliard in 2006.
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