Dale Jeong

Dale Jeong, cello (Toronto, Canada), is in his 1st year at the Juilliard School, pursuing a B.M 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.

Dale has participated in numerous competitions. 1st prizes include the Ontario Music Festival Association’s 2017 and 2019 Provincial Finals Competition and the 2019 Federation of Canadian Music Festivals’ National Music Festival. He was the Grand Prize winner of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition, performing the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No.1 with the orchestra in May 2018. At the age of 14, he became a winner of the 2016/2017 TSYO Concerto Competition, subsequently performing as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall in December 2017.

During the summer, Dale has attended Domaine Forget Chamber Music Session, Morningside Music Bridge, and Pinchas Zukerman’s Young Artists Program at the National Arts Centre. He has also attended the Orford Music Academy in the studio of Laurence Lesser.

Dale’s past cello teachers include David Hetherington, Joseph Johnson, Susan Gagnon, and Audrey Nodwell. He has also worked with Hans Jørgen Jensen and Clive Greensmith.