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Performing fields:
solo, chamber, orchestra

Janis Laurs
Ralph Kirshbaum
Hannah Roberts
Liwei Qin
Ryan Guan Jie Sim

Born in 1984, Australian cellist Pei-Sian Ng began his studies in Adelaide with Barbara Yelland and Janis Laurs. Since graduating from the Elder Conservatorium of Music with First Class Honours, he has earned Distinctions for his Postgraduate Diploma and Professional Performance Diploma at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where his current teacher is Ralph Kirshbaum. He has also taken masterclasses and lessons with cellists Anner Bylsma, Thomas Demenga, Steven Doane, Bernard Greenhouse, Gregor Horsch, Liwei Qin, Hannah Roberts, and Heinrich Schiff.

Pei-Sian was the winner of the 2003 Geelong Advertiser Music Scholarship, 2002 Beta Phi Music Prize, 2001 Simmers Strings Prize and a semi-finalist at the 2001 Hong Kong Competition for Young Asian Musicians. He has been awarded the prestigious 2003 Elder Overseas Scholarship, Victoria League Scholarship, Athol Lykke Postgraduate Fund, RNCM's Major Entrance Award, 2005 MBF Myra Hess Award and has received generous support over the years from the Tait Memorial Trust, E.V. Llewellyn Fund, Helpmann Academy, ArtSA and ABN AMRO.

Pei-Sian appears regularly in Australia as a recitalist and chamber musician and has worked with eminent Finnish composer, Magnus Lindberg, performing Steamboat Bill Junior for clarinet and cello during the 2004 Lindberg Resonances Festival, UK.

In 2003/04 Pei-Sian performed with The Queensland Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and made his international debut with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductors he has worked with include Arvo Volmer, Vladmir Verbitsky, Werner Andreas Albert, Pietari Inkinen, Nicholas Kok and Paul Mann.

For 2005, Pei-Sian made his UK debut with the ViVA Orchestra performing Tan Dun's Intercourse of Fire and Water and was engaged by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra with Haydn’s Cello Concerto in D.

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This cellist was posted by Elizabeth Tan and last edited on 18 March 2011 at 2:53:16 PM.