A Washington native, cellist Audrey Chen is a passionate solo and chamber musician dedicated to sharing the music-making process of discovery and collaboration with the rest of the world. She has performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, the Mariinsky Theatre, Royal Albert Hall, Disney Hall, and the Kennedy Center. Audrey has appeared on NPR’s From the Top Radio Show, concertized with the Seattle Symphony and the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, and has been featured as a guest chamber music artist with the Boston Chamber Music Society, Silk Road Ensemble, Parker Quartet, and Borromeo Quartet. 

An avid chamber musician, Audrey's festival appearances include the Ravinia Steans Music Institute, Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, Tanglewood Music Center, Taos School of Music, Sarasota Music Festival, and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. She was also the cellist of the Argus Quartet for the 2020-2021 season. A graduate of the Harvard/NEC dual degree program, Audrey received her Bachelors from Harvard University and her Masters of Music in cello performance from the New England Conservatory the subsequent year. She is currently based in NYC, pursuing a Doctorate in Music from the CUNY Graduate Center, and her principal teachers include Laurence Lesser, Lluis Claret, and Marcy Rosen. A teacher and mentor herself, Audrey is currently on faculty at CUNY Hunter College. She was also recently named a 2022 recipient of the prestigious Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship. In her spare time, Audrey enjoys watching films, cooking/baking, and making greeting cards.

Updated October 2021



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