Cellist Lillian Yim (20) is a versatile musician striving to instill a love for music to her audiences through various performances as soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. Lillian made her debut as soloist at the age of 17 where she performed with the Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra (FVSO) as the winner of the Hartford Music Teachers Alliance Concerto Competition. This spring, Lillian is looking forward to playing Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variation with the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra as the winner of their concerto competition. Lillian is an avid orchestral and chamber musician, and served as principal and assistant principal cellist of the New England Conservatory Philharmonia and the Tanglewood Young Artists Orchestra. She was also selected for the New York String Orchestra Seminar and performed in Carnegie Hall. While at NEC, Lillian’s quartet was honored to perform the entire Beethoven String Quartet Op. 74, No. 10 in Jordan Hall at NEC as part of the Borromeo String Quartet’s Beethoven Quartet Seminar. Lillian studies at the New England Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Yeesun Kim as a recipient of the Cornelia Lombard Scholarship, a named award at NEC, and the Dean’s Scholarship.