Washington native and cellist Audrey Chen has performed around the world in venues including Carnegie Hall, the Mariinsky Theatre, Royal Albert Hall, Disney Hall, and the Kennedy Center. She has appeared on NPR’s From the Top Radio Show, concertized with the Seattle Symphony and the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, and has been featured as a guest chamber music artist with the Boston Chamber Music Society, Silk Road Ensemble, Parker Quartet, and Borromeo Quartet. She has participated in masterclasses and lessons given by Frans Helmerson, Paul Katz, Don Weilerstein, Joel Krosnick, Itzhak Perlman, Ralph Kirshbaum, Tim Eddy, Christoph Richter, Gary Hoffman, and Marcy Rosen.
Her festival appearances include the Ravinia Steans Music Institute, Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, Tanglewood Music Center, Taos School of Music, Sarasota Music Festival, and Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. A graduate of the Harvard/NEC dual degree program, Audrey received her Bachelors from Harvard University and her Masters of Music in cello performance from the New England Conservatory the subsequent year. Her principal cello teachers include Laurence Lesser, Lluis Claret, and Marcy Rosen.
She is currently based in NYC, pursuing a Doctorate in Music from the CUNY Graduate Center. In her spare time, Audrey enjoys watching films, cooking/baking, and making greeting cards.