We are proud of the talented and accomplished MMB Alumni around the world. Our alumni are today's leading classical musicians performing on stages around the world, in key positions and with the best orchestras, and teaching at top music schools.
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Former Morningside Music Bridge Alumni include:
Yuja Wang: Concert Pianist and Recording Artist broadly considered to be one of the world’s finest performers
Jan Lisiecki: Concert Pianist and Recording Artist. The New York Times has called him “a pianist who makes every note count”
Clayton Stephenson: Pianist, 2022 Gilmore Young Artist. 2020 named a Gheens Young Artist. In 2016 he was recognized with prizes at the Cooper International Piano Competition and received From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. In 2015 he won prizes at the Cliburn Junior International Piano Competition
Szymon Nehring: Concert Pianist, is one of the most gifted and promising pianists of the younger generation in Poland. Winner of the First Prize at the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv
Wang Xiaohan: One of the leading pianists in China and a teacher at the Tianjin Juilliard School
Chen Sa: Concert Pianist and Recording Artist
Earl Lee: A 2021 Solti Foundation U.S Career Assistance Award recipient and recently appointed Assistant Conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Former RBC Resident Conductor with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra & Associate Conductor Designate of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Teng Li: Principal Violist, Los Angeles Philharmonic, MMB Advisory Council, Former MMB Artistic Director
Diyang Mei: Principal Violist, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Former member of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Ning Feng: Recording Artist and Solo Violinist. Winner of the Michael Hill and Paganini International Violin Competition. Based in Berlin and enjoying a global performing career, Ning Feng also teaches at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin
Agata Szymczewska: Recording Artist and Solo Violinist. Winner of the Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition Winner of the 2006 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, Agata is a violinist with Szymanowski String Quartet and is on faculty with The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw
Nikki Chooi: Recording Artist and Solo Violinist. Winner of the Michael Hill and Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition and Irving M. Klein International String Competition
Timothy Chooi: Concert Violinist, Second prize at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, First Prize at the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition
Shanshan Yao: Concert Violinist and former member of the Pittsburgh Symphony and New York Philharmonic
Angelo Xiang Yu: Violinist, Winner of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in 2010
Chen Xi: Violinist, Silver Medal (top violin prize) at 2002 Tchaikovsky Competition — faculty member of the Central Conservatory, Beijing
Zhang Jing: Violinist, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Emily Fowler: Violinist, Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Jing Zeng: Violinist, The Phoenix Symphony
Jeremy Gabbert: Violinist, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Minnie Min Kyung Kwon: Violinist, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Maria van der Sloot: Violinist, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Zeyu Victor Li: Violinist, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Yolanda Bruno: Violinist, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Douglas Kwon: Violinist, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Tian Bonian: Principal Cellist, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne Philharmonic and faculty member at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main Cellist.
Wei Yu: Principal Cellist, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Arnold Choi: Principal Cellist, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Estelle Choi: Cellist,The Calidore String Quartet
Maciej Kulakowski: Cellist, First prize and a special award in the 10th Witold Lutoslawski International Cello Competition in Warsaw, faculty member at the Gdansk Academy of Music, Poland
Alastair Eng: Cellist, Toronto Symphony Orchestra