From the age of four, Ian was recognized as a protégé cellist with a technical facility and musical talent. As a soloist and section leader, he has been a leading cellist for Conservatory Populaire of Geneva, Singapore National Youth Orchestra, International School of Geneva, Switzerland, Conservatory of Geneva, UN Orchestra, and many more. Ian’s musical achievements include International School Worldwide Solo Competition winner, AMIS International School Honors Orchestra, Orchestra of Swiss Romande Concert, winner of Taiwan International Music Competition, Singapore MTNA gold medal, Swiss National Youth Music Competition for Solo and Chamber division, and Conservatoire de genève Viennese Concerto Competition with distinction, and Concours Riviera. He won Trinity College ATCL, LTCL Performance Diplomas with distinction. He has studied with Francois Abeille, Ophelie Gaillard, Soo Bae, Francesco Bartoletti, Natasha Liu, Li Wei Qin, to pursue his musical career. Currently attending Year 10 at ECOLINT. Recently Ian received a Swiss Burkhalter Foundation Scholarship and his performance continues to mesmerize the audience in concerts, masterclasses, and competitions.
You can find Ian’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition cello performance here.