Youth All Star! is delighted to announce that one of Florida’s most outstanding soloists and chamber musicians, Mei Mei Luo, has joined the Youth All Star Faculty-(she’ll fit right in!) Ms. Luo is a warm and giving person dedicated to the highest standards of musicality and expression who is also an excellent teacher. She will be coaching chamber music, providing violin sectionals, and teaching for the 2020 Weston Music Festival, our YAS! two -week summer camp from June 8-June 19, M-F 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Mei Mei Luo is recognized as one of South Florida’s finest violinists. She served as the Assistant Concertmaster of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra and on its final concert served as Concertmaster.
Miss Luo is the founding First Violinist of the acclaimed Delray String Quartet, which since 2003 has performed wide-ranging repertoire every season throughout three south Florida counties.
As a soloist she has performed the Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn and Bruch Violin Concertos. She is the Concertmaster of Orchestra Miami, The Boca Raton Symphonia, and the Opus One Orchestra (Miami City Ballet). During the 30th Anniversary Season of The Miami City Ballet she performed Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, and in its 32nd season she and pianist Francisco Renno performed the Stravinsky Duo Concertant onstage with dancers.
Miss Luo has been a regular member of the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival since 2000.
Miss Luo earned her bachelor’s degree from the Shanghai and Shenyang Conservatory of Music. She was the second prize winner of the National Youth Violin Competition of China and is a graduate of the master’s program at the University of Miami.
She has recorded the American Quartet by Dvorak with the Delray String Quartet on the Poinciana label, Kenneth Fuchs String Quartet No 5 on the American Classics label, and Richard Danielpour’s String Quartet Nos. 5, 6, and 7 on the Naxos label. Four of her CDs from the Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival appear on the Klavier and Harmonia Mundi labels.
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