Anne Yumino Weber- Violoncello (Germany)

Anne Yumino Weber, born in 1989 in Munich, had her first Cello lessons at the age of four with Heinrich Klug. She continuedwith Helmar Stiehler and Wen-Sinn Yang as pre-student at the Musikhochschule München until her secondary school examination in 2009. After this she began her full studies with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar; since 2011 she is studying with Frans Helmerson at the Musikhochschule Hanns Eisler Berlin where she is also taking chamber music lessons with Eberhard Feltz and Joathan Aner. 

January 2014 to December 2015 she was member of the Orchstra-academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker.   

January to July 2016 she was playing as 1st solo cello in the orchestra of the Frankfurt Opera, and since February 2017 she is 1st solo cello of the SR-radio orchestra Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern. 

She is a scholar of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben in kind of the Gerd-Bucerius scholarship and is playing on a cello built by Nicolas Lupot (Paris 1821) from the Deutscher Musikinstrumentenfonds (German music instrument foundation). 

As a very active chamber musician she appears regularly with the Galil Trio which she joined in 2015, and with other ensembles like the Berliner Philharmonikerinnen. She took part in many masterclasses, e.g. with Wolfgang Boettcher, Anner Bylsma, Enrico Dindo, Nigel North, Arnold Steinhardt and Jörg Widmann, and participated in Music Festivals such as Kronberg or Yellow Barn (Putney, Vermont). 

Yumino has appeared as a soloist with orchestras as the Baden-Badener Philharmoniker, the Northern Czech Philhormony, Bad Reichenhaller Philharmoniker a.o. The Carl-Flesch-Academy Baden-Baden awarded her amongst other prizes the Lions-Prize connected with a CD-production of Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations in 2007 (appeared at Bella Musica). 

Anne Yumino Weber has won first prizes on national level at the "Jugend musiziert"-competition, 2008 the first prize at the International Cello Competition in Liezen/Austria and the second prize at the International Karl Davidov Cello Competition in Kuldiga/Latvia, as well as the 2nd prize at the International Radio Competition "Concertino Praga" in 2006 with her Duo-partner Felix Key Weber (violin).