TSM Alumni appointed principal cellist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Congratulations to TSM Alumni, cellist Dale Jeong, on being appointed associate principal cellist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at age 21!

Dale was a Chamber Music Institute Fellow during the 2022 Festival. He is currently in his 4th year at The Juilliard School, pursuing a Bachelor of Music in the studio of Clara Minhye Kim. Previously he was a full scholarship student at the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists in the studio of David Hetherington and Joseph Johnson. Dale served as principal cello in the Juilliard Orchestra, Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, Taylor Academy Chamber Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. He has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras such as the Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Oakville Chamber Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In 2022, he was chosen by CBC Music as one of Canada’s top 30 classical musicians under the age of 30. Dale currently plays on a cello made by Giovanni Grancino, generously on loan from the Juilliard School.