Andrew Eng, violin/viola
Andrew Eng, violinist and violist has gained a versatile reputation playing such diverse genres as Baroque, Classical, Tango, Jazz and Contemporary music. Eng’s playing has been noted as “intense and powerfully emotional” (Classical New Jersey) and The New Jersey Star Ledger described him as having an “instinct for the emotional pulse of a line.”
A founding member of A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, and the Kalistos Chamber Orchestra, Mr. Eng played as the violinist for the Bernardo Monk Tango Quartet, and the Found Objects Jazz String Trio of Boston. He has been featured on the Boston Celebrity Series, Mohawk Trail & Electric Earth Concerts and has been a Guest Artist on both the Lyrica Boston Chamber Music and Longy School of Music’s Modern American Music Concert series.
Festival appearances include Spoleto, Orford, Domaine Forget, LyricaFest, Killington, Yellowbarn, Scotiafest and the Quartet Program at Bucknell University. Eng has collaborated as a soloist with Elmar Oliveira, in chamber music with Eugene Drucker, Terry King, Victor Rosenbaum, and has improvised with musicians including Daniel Binelli, George Garzone, Diane Monroe, and Peter Cassino.
Engagements as featured soloist include performances with the Hart House Orchestra of Toronto, Cornell Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyrica Chamber Orchestra. Andrew has taught at summer music festivals including LyricaFest, Point Counterpoint, Youth and Muse, Lyra Music Festival and Maine Chamber Music Seminar. He currently offers private instruction on violin and viola as well as chamber music coachings at Wellesley College.
Andrew received his A.R.C.T. Performer’s Certificate from the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, Canada, and continued his training Cambridge, Massachusetts earning his Undergraduate Diploma in Performance and Master of Music in Modern American Music at the Longy School of Music.