Christopher Hwang poses with a cello
Cellist Christopher Hwang Photo: Donna Santos

Canadian cellist Christopher Hwang quickly established himself as one of the most exciting and versatile artists as an emerging soloist, chamber musician and collaborator. Most recently, he was the finalist at the 2021 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, winner of the Tecchler-Forster cello competition and has performed extensively across Taiwan, the United States and Canada. He has appeared in many international music festivals, including the Banff Centre’s Chamber Music Residency and masterclasses, Great Mountains Music Festival, Toronto Summer Music Festival and Morningside Music Bridge, working alongside world renowned artists such as János Starker, Steven Isserlis and Gary Hoffman, among others. Christopher studied at the New England Conservatory of Music with Laurence Lesser and Lluís Claret, Yale University under the tutelage of Aldo Parisot and the University of Toronto with Shauna Rolston. Christopher currently resides in Toronto and is a frequent guest artist giving masterclasses at the University of Toronto.

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