2019 Young Artist Competition Winner

Fionn O’Connor 2019 Young Artist Competition Winner

Fionn O’Connor
2019 Young Artist Competition Winner

Edward Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, 4th mvt.

Fionn O’Connor is 17 years old and currently a Senior at Newton South High School in Newton, MA.

Fionn began playing cello at the age of five. He currently studies with Eugene Kim at the New England Conservatory Prep. Previous teachers include Ashima Scripp and Deborah Thomson. During the summer of 2019, Fionn studied under Steven Doane and Paul Katz at the Bowdoin International Music Festival.

Fionn has served as principal cellist in the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and as a member of the Massachusetts All-State and Northeastern district orchestras. He currently plays with the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School.