Nathaniel Yue, cello

Hometown: San Marino, California

Meet Nathaniel

Nathaniel performs on Show 399, recorded at The Colburn School in Los Angeles, California.

Nathaniel Yue (cello), 14 is from San Marino, California and in the eighth grade at Huntington Middle School. He studies cello with Vardan Gasparyan at the Colburn Community School, and piano with Nobuyo Nishizaka. He is part of the Honors Chamber Music Scholarship Program and is the Regional Co-Director of Back to Bach project in Greater Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley. Nathaniel has performed in Moscow, Carnegie Hall, and Musikverein in Vienna. In 2020, Nathaniel won first place in the 2020 Bellflower Symphony Concerto Competition for Young Artists and was also accepted to the 2020 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival Young Cellist Workshop, but unfortunately the performances connected to these events were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Outside of music, Nathaniel enjoys video games, learning to code, math club, skiing, biking, and eating with family and friends.

Nathaniel plays on a 1764 Matthias Lichtl cello generously on loan from Georg Eittinger of Hans Weisshaar Violin Makers.

Listen to Nathaniel

Show 399, Los Angeles, CA
Dies Irie (piano trio) by Kenji Bunch