Han Bin Yoon — Cello
Top prizewinner at numerous competitions, cellist Han Bin Yoon most recently won the Second Prize at the 2013 Young Concert Artist International Auditions as well as the Third Prize at the 2013 International Schoenfeld Cello Competition in Hong Kong. Last season, he gave his Kennedy Center recital debut in Washington, D.C. under the auspices of the Korean Concert Society, and performed the Dvorak Cello Concerto under the baton of maestro James Conlon.
A passionate chamber musician, Han Bin has collaborated closely with prominent artists including Itzhak Perlman, Maria Joao Pires, Anthony Marwood, Donald Weilerstein, Peter Frankl and members of the Cleveland, Juilliard, Orion and Tokyo String Quartets. He has been invited to such music festivals as the La Jolla SummerFest, Music@Menlo, Ravinia Festival, Perlman Chamber Music Workshop, Sarasota Music Festival, Yellow Barn Music School, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, Académie Musicale de Villecroze, Music Academy Liechtenstein, and the inaugural Piatigorsky International Cello Festival.
His closest cello mentors include renowned cellists Bernard Greenhouse, Frans Helmerson, Steven Isserlis, David Geringas, Anner Bylsma, Eleonore Schoenfeld, Paul Katz, and Ralph Kirshbaum. Since 2014, he has been concertizing as a soloist of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium under the personal direction of cellist Gary Hoffman.