Meet Our Faculty

Cello Faculty

The Montecito International Music Festival is dedicated to bringing masters of teaching to mentor their students. Click on faculty below to see the full biographical information. This string faculty roster is subject to change without notice.
Dong Yeol Hong
Celllo Session 1,2,3 and 4
Thomas Loewenheim
Cello Session 3
Fang Fang Xu
Cello Session 3
Antonio Lysy
Special Guest Artist, Master Class Cello, session 3
Benjamin Lash
Cello Session 1,2 and 3
Jason Lippmann
Cello - Sessions 1, 2, 3
Caroline Kim
Cello Sessions 1,2
Ben Fried
Cello Sessions 1,2
Ron Leonard
Cello Sessions 1,2
Yoshika Masuda
Cello - Session 2, 3
Bongshin Ko
Cello - Sessions 1, 2, 3
Robert deMaine
Cello - Sessions 1, 2, 3
Marek Szpakiewicz
Cello - Session 1, 2, 3
Ko Iwasaki
Cello - Session 1, 2
Lu-Yan Guo
Cello
Kyung Eun Choi
Cello - Session 3