Leonard Fu

Leonard Fu, violin (Kiel, Germany), recently finished his undergraduate studies at New England Conservatory in the studio of Donald Weilerstein. Leonard has performed throughout Europe, Asia, and the US, and as a soloist with the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the NDR Radiophilharmonic Orchestra, and the Philharmonic Orchestra Bremerhaven, under the batons of Alexander Shelley and Andrew Manze.  He has performed in chamber music ensembles with Laurence Lesser, Kim Kashkashian, Donald Weilerstein, Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, Janine Jansen, Tanja Becker-Bender, Jens-Peter Maintz, the Kuss Quartet, Gregor Horsch, Thomas Riebl, and Amihai Grosz. Over the past decade Leonard has been laureate of the Postacchini, Lipizer, Tonali, and Joachim competitions and receives scholarships from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes and the Richard and Dorothy Starling Foundation. He currently is playing on a 1680 Antonio Stradivari loaned by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben in Hamburg, Germany. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2018)