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mendelssohn fellowship advisory board

The Mendelsshon Fellowship boasts an extensive advisory board, led by artistic director and honoree cellist David Finckel, and includes the likes of music and business professionals. The advisory board assists with the selection process, as well as serving as a resource to winners throughout the two year fellowship. Click on each image to browse each board member's website.

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David Finckel - Artistic Director

Cellist, Artistic Director, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Founder and Artistic Director, Music@Menlo; Founder, ArtistLed; Professor of Chamber Music, Stony Brook University; Professor of Cello, the Juilliard School

Dmitri Atapine

Professor of Cello, University of Nevada, Music@Menlo; Artistic Director, Argenta Concerts

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Sunghyun Kim


Gloria Chien

Professor of Piano, Lee University; Music@Menlo; Artistic Director, String Theory at the Hunter

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Sang-Jin Kim

Violist, MIK Ensemble; Professor of Viola, Yonsei University

Paul Chung

Vice President, LG Corporation

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Kristin Lee

Violinist, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Music@Menlo

Tong Soo Chung

Senior Foreign Counsel, Yulchon Attorneys at Law

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Sean Lee

Violinist, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Music@Menlo

Lawrence Dutton

Violist, Emerson String Quartet; Professor, Viola and Chamber Music, Stony Brook University, The Manhattan School of Music, Mercer University

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Adela H. Park

Pianist, Korean National University of the Arts; Yale University, Peabody Conservatory

Ruth L. Eliel

Executive Director the Colburn Foundation

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Michael Parloff

Principal flutist, the Metropolitan Opera; Artistic Director, Parlance Chamber Concerts


Soovin Kim

Professor of Violin, Stony Brook University

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Steven Tenenbom

Violist, Orion String Quartet; Professor, Viola and Chamber Music, The Juilliard School, Curtis Institute

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The Jupiter String Quartet

Ensemble in Residence, New England Conservatory

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