Andrew Ilhoon Byun


Andrew Byun is a Canadian cellist currently pursuing his Masters of Music with Natasha Brofsky at The Juilliard School. He has appeared in masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Jian Wang, Frans Helmerson, and Laurence Lesser among others and has worked closely with the Borromeo, Brentano, Dover, and Emerson Quartets. Andrew has performed solo at Jordan Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts and has been featured on the WMFT radio station and NPR’s From The Top as a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.  A passionate chamber musician, he has been invited to the Taos School of Music, I-M-S Prussia Cove, and La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest. Andrew attended the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Music in Philosophy and Cello Performance. He has studied with Hans Jorgen Jensen, Myung-wha Chung, Yeesun Kim.