BIOGRAPHY

Cellist Paul Tseng has performed as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, and South Africa in concert halls such as the Cairo Royal Opera House in Egypt, The Royal Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan (a concert sponsored by the Queen of Jordan and nationally televised,) at Stellenbosch University and in the city of Durban, South Africa.

As a chamber musician, Paul has performed with luminaries such as Earl Carlyss (former member of the Juilliard Quartet) and Ruth Inglefield. While completing his doctorate in music, Paul performed with the Delphian Trio, which was awarded First Prize in the Baltimore Chamber Music Awards Competition.

As an orchestral musician, Paul was the principal cellist of the Gettysburg Symphony and Millbrook Orchestra.  He also played as assistant principal cellist of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra under the baton Barry Tuckwell.

The second cellist ever to be awarded the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins University), Paul specialized in the cello music of Prokofiev. He also holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the Juilliard School. He has held various faculty positions in New York, Maryland, West Virginia, New York, and Washington DC.