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Yan-Ho Cheng 鄭恩浩, Cello 大提琴

A native from Hong Kong, Yan-Ho Cheng started the cello with Ming-Yuen Cheung, Joliana Lai and Hiu-Lo Tung. After finishing his high school at La Salle College, he graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University with a Master degree in Cello Performance under the guidance of Peter Stumpf and Brandon Vamos . He has played in the masterclass of Gregory Beaver, Johannes Moser, Li-Wei Qin and studied with Thomas Landschoot and Felix Wang in other occasions.

As the founding cellist of Cong Quartet, he worked closely with the Pacifica Quartet and has received coaching or played in the masterclass from Arianna, Blair, Cavani, Dover, Rubens and Shanghai Quartet. He has also played with Jorja Fleezanis, Mai Motobuchi, Yuri Bashmet and Eric Kim.

Also an active orchestral cellist, Yan-Ho was the assistant principal of the Chamber Orchestra at the Jacobs School of Music. He has also played with the Evansville Philharmonic, Owensboro Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfonietta. He also worked as the assistant of Susan Moses at Indiana University String Academy.

Yan-Ho was a recipient of a few scholarships including the C.C.Chiu Memorial Fund, a full scholarship for his masters studies, C.F. Hu Postgraduate Memorial Scholarship, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation “Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry Music Fund” Scholarship and Li Po Chun Charity Trust Fund. He was also a prize winner in the cello concerto competition in the Hong Kong School Music Festival.

Yan Ho is now a visiting student of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, studying with Professor Ray Wang and coaching with Professor Ivan Chan.

在香港土生土長的大提琴家鄭恩浩,曾先後隨賴曉雯、董曉露和張明遠老師學習。早年曾在香港學校音樂節的大提琴協奏曲組得獎,畢業於喇沙書院和香港中文大學音樂系後,恩浩赴美深造,在印第安納大學積可斯音樂學院碩士畢業,師承前費城管弦樂團及洛杉磯愛樂大提琴首席彼得·斯頓夫和葛萊美獎得主布蘭登·華莫斯。恩浩亦曾跟比利時大提琴家蘭舒特以及范德比大學教授Felix Wang學習,並在琪亞拉四重奏大提琴手古格里·比弗、柴可夫斯基大賽冠軍約翰斯·莫沙和12項國際大賽得獎者華裔大提琴家秦立巍的大師班中演出。

作為Cong四重奏的大提琴手,恩浩與四重奏在印第安納大學修讀弦樂四重奏研習班,跟太平洋四重奏學藝,亦跟艾里安娜四重奏、Blair 四重奏、卡雲尼四重奏、Dover 四重奏、上海四重奏等著名音樂家學藝和擔任助教。也曾與多位世界著名的演奏家包括俄國中提琴大師巴舒米、博羅梅奧四重奏中提琴手元淵舞和前明尼蘇達管弦樂團首席費珍莉絲等演出。

恩浩亦是一位活躍的樂團樂手,在學期間是印第安納大學室樂團的助理大提琴首席。也曾參與伊凡斯維爾交響樂團、歐文斯伯勒交響樂團和香港小交響樂團的演出。另外恩浩亦熱衷於教學,在印第安納大學弦樂學院為前歐柏林音樂學院教授蘇珊·摩西絲擔任助教。恩浩曾獲得多個獎學金包括邱啟楨紀念基金,胡格非畢業生海外深造紀念獎學金,中國宋慶齡基金會 "古馳(腕表與珠寶)音樂基金",中文大學文學院頒發李寶椿慈善信託基金。

恩浩現為香港演藝學院的特別生,師隨王磊教授,並接受陳浩堂的四重奏指導。

Contacts: 

Yanho@congquartet.com