Mimi Hwang

Mimi Hwang, cello (Rochester, NY), is Artistic Director of the Young Artists Program. She was a founding member of the Franciscan String Quartet, First Prize winner of the Banff International String Quartet Competition and top prize winner of the Evian International String Quartet Competition. She has performed with the Tokyo, Ying, Colorado and Ciompi Quartets as well as with the Peabody Trio, Raphael Hillyer, Laurence Lesser,  and Michael Tree. As a soloist, Mimi has performed with the Beijing Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. She was a founding member of the Cello Divas and Quartos and has appeared in the festivals of Aspen, Banff, Norfolk, Roycroft, and Skaneateles. Currently, Mimi serves on the chamber music faculty at the Eastman School of Music. Previous Yellow Barn Young Artists Program faculty (since 1999)