Haley Kwoun, cello

Hometown: Belmont, MA

Meet Haley

HALEY KWOUN is a 9th grader at the Winsor School in Boston, currently studying cello with Laura Blustein at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. She is a member of the NEC Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and performed with the Junior Repertory Orchestra at NEC’s Jordan Hall as a winner of the NEC Concerto Competition in 2014. She also won first place at the Roman Totenberg Young Musician String Competition and American Protégé Romantic Music Competition and performed at Carnegie Hall this past spring. Most recently, Haley won first place at the Arlington Young Artist Competition. She is an advocate for community service, and she is a core member of the Boston Youth Music Charity. Haley is passionate about crew, guitar – among other instruments, and squash.  She also loves Korean food, playing arrangements of pop songs with her brother, Austin, and binge-watching TV shows with her family.