Alice Yoo,

cello

Alice has been hailed for her sensitive musicianship, expressive nuance, and passionate commitment to chamber music and teaching. She has collaborated with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Mitsuko Uchida, Pamela Frank, Kim Kashkashian, Midori Goto, Jonathan Biss, and with members of the Cleveland, Guarneri, and Juilliard Quartets. Festival appearances include tours with Musicians from Marlboro and Marlboro Music Festival, Caramoor’s Evnin Rising Stars, Ravinia, Yellow Barn, Moab, and Music@Menlo. She frequently performs with such ensembles as The Knights, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Metropolis Ensemble, and A Far Cry. Passionate for new music, Alice has worked closely with the esteemed composers Sophia Gubaidulina, Jennifer Hidgon, Andy Akiho, Samuel Carl Adams, and John Harbison. Top prize wins include the USC Concerto and Bach Competition, the Holland-America Music Society, Schadt, and Klein International String Competitions. Solo appearances with orchestra include USC Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Philharmonic, New York Classical Players, Billings Symphony, and the Bozeman Symphony.

A native of Bozeman, Montana, Alice's mentors include Dr. Ilse-Mari Lee, Richard Aaron, Ralph Kirshbaum, and Paul Katz. She holds degrees from the New England Conservatory, Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England, and USC's Thornton School of Music. Previous teaching posts include guest teacher at CU-Boulder during the 2018–2019 school year and faculty of cello and chamber music at the Bard College Conservatory preparatory division. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado and is on the chamber music faculty of University of Denver's Lamont School of Music and is Co-Artistic Director of the Denver Chamber Music Festival.