Esther Yu, cello

Hometown: Rye, NY

Meet Esther

Esther appeared on Show 316 in Rochester, NY, on January 17, 2016. She also performed with the Clef Trio on Show 324 in New York, NY, on May 24, 2016.

Show 316 bio:

Esther Yu (cello), 15, is from Rye, New York, and attends Rye High School while studying cello with Minhye Kim in The Juilliard Pre-College Division. She won third prize in the 2015 Johansen International Competition in Washington, D.C., and was a semifinalist in the eighth International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians. She is also the principal cellist of the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony. Outside of music, Esther loves to volunteer for non-profit organizations, inspired by her father, who goes to Peru as a medical missionary.

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