February 6, 2024
Fung Appointment to Juilliard Cello Department Faculty

The Juilliard School has announced the appointment of Zlatomir Fung to its cello department faculty, beginning in 2024-25. "The students will benefit immensely from their experience and mentorship, and I’m sure the entire school will be inspired by their passionate artistry," said David Serkin Ludwig, Music Division dean and director. Click here to read the full announcement. 

The youngest cellist ever to win first prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Zlatomir Fung (BM ’21, cello) made his recital debut at Carnegie Hall in 2021. His recent concerto highlights include his debuts with the New York Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, and BBC Philharmonic, and he is artist in residence with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra this season. Additional recent highlights include appearances at the Verbier, Dresden, Janáček May, and Tsinandali festivals; Cello Biennale; La Jolla Chamber Music Society; ChamberFest Cleveland; and the Aspen Music Festival. Fung studied at Juilliard with Richard Aaron (faculty 2007-present) and Timothy Eddy (faculty 2001-present).

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