Leonard Fu

Leonard Fu, violin (Hamburg, Germany), is currently pursuing his BM at New England Conservatory with Donald Weilerstein. Previously, his teachers were Ina Kertscher, Lara Lev, and Tanja Becker-Bender, and he also studied with Joel Smirnoff, Ronald Copes, Laurie Smukler, Joel Krosnick, Pierre Amoyal, Eduard Brunner, Boris Garlitsky, and Krzysztof Wegrzyn. Leonard has been a laureate of the Andrea Postacchini Competition in Fermo, Italy (2nd Prize), the Rodolfo Lipizer Competition in Gorizia, Italy, the TONALi Grand Prix in Hamburg, Germany (1st prize and audience award), and the ENKOR International Chamber Music Competition (1st prize). He has played concerts in the United States, Europe, Russia, and China, and performed with the Hamburger Symphoniker and the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, under the direction of Alexander Shelley. Leonard plays on a Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi violin (ca. 1750-1775) on loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben, and has received scholarships from the Zeit-Stiftung and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.