Canadian Violinist Andrew Eng has gained a versatile reputation playing Classical, Contemporary music and Jazz. Eng’s playing has been noted as “intense and powerfully emotional.” (Classical New Jersey)
As an active recitalist, he has been featured on the Boston Celebrity Series, Mohawk Trail Concerts, Electric Earth Concerts, and Longy School of Music’s Modern American Music Concert Series’. As featured soloist with orchestra, Mr. Eng has performed with the Hart House Orchestra of Toronto, Cornell Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyrica Chamber Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Mr. Eng has collaborated with world-renowned artists including Elmar Oliveira, Eugene Drucker, Terry King, and Victor Rosenbaum. He has made festival appearances at Spoleto, Orford, Domaine Forget, Killington, the Scotia Festival, the Quartet Program at Bucknell University, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet Seminar at Stanford University. He has performed and taught in Bermuda, China, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, and all over North America.
In 1998, Andrew received his A.R.C.T. Performer’s diploma from the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, Canada, and then in 2003 and 2005 respectively received his Undergraduate Diploma in Performance and Master of Music in Modern American Music at the Longy School of Music as a student of Laura Bossert.
Mr. Eng enjoys a varied career outside of classical music playing as the violinist for the Bernardo Monk Tango Quartet, and the Found Objects Jazz String Trio of Boston. He has as improvised with musicians including Tango musician Daniel Binelli, and jazz musicians George Garzone, Diane Monroe, and Peter Cassino.
Mr. Eng has taught at a number of summer festivals throughout the United States. In 2006, he joined the faculty of LyricaFest. Mr. Eng is co-founder and Artistic Director of the New England Chamber Music Festival based in Montpelier, VT that completed its first season in August. The festival promotes young aspiring artists and brings world-class performances to the surrounding communities.
Andrew was a founding member of A Far Cry. He retired from A Far Cry in January 2009 to pursue other interests.