Alice Yoo, cello

Photo Credit: Balazs Borocz

Alice has been hailed for her sensitive musicianship, expressive nuance, and passionate commitment to teaching. She is Co-Founder/Co-Artistic Director of the Denver Chamber Music Festival. She is a sought-after chamber musician and has performed with distinguished artists including Itzhak Perlman, Mitsuko Uchida, Dénes Varjon, Donald Weilerstein, Pamela Frank, Miriam Fried, Midori Goto, Kim Kashkashian, Jonathan Biss, and members of the Cleveland, Guarneri, Takacs, and Juilliard Quartets. Festival appearances include the Marlboro, Moab, and Ravinia Music Festivals, Music@Menlo, Yellow Barn, Caramoor, Perlman Music Program, VIVO Music Festival, Olympic Music Festival, and IMS Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music. She regularly appears on tour with Musicians from Marlboro and premiere ensembles including the New York Classical Players, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, and Grammy-nominated ensembles A Far Cry, The Knights, and Metropolis Ensemble. Passionate for new music, Alice has worked closely with composers Sophia Gubaidulina, Jennifer Hidgon, György Kurtág, Paul Wiankco, and John Harbison. She has given world premieres of acclaimed composers Samuel Carl Adams and Andy Akiho at Carnegie Hall. Recent recordings include Pierre Jalbert’s String Trio for Music at Copland House, music of the Tonight Show band The Roots, and works by Andy Akiho and Derek Bermel. Alice is currently on the chamber music faculty at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. A native of Bozeman, Montana, Alice lives in Denver and plays on a cello made in 2018 by Ryan Soltis.

Upcoming Performances:

Sep 7 – Music Hike III: Unusual Quartets–Sacred and Profane