Andrew Eng, violinist and violist has gained a versatile reputation playing such diverse genres as Baroque, Classical, Tango, Jazz and Contemporary music. Eng’s playing has been noted as “intense and powerfully emotional”(Classical New Jersey) and The New Jersey Star Ledger described him as having an “instinct for the emotional pulse of a line.”
A founding member of A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, Kalistos Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Mr. Eng also plays as the violinist for the Bernardo Monk Tango Quartet, the Chagall-Boston String Quartet, and the Found Objects Jazz String Trio of Boston. He has been a frequent Guest Artist on the Longy School of Music’s Modern American Music Concert series.
Eng has collaborated as a soloist with Elmar Oliveira, in chamber music with Eugene Drucker, Terry King, Victor Rosenbaum, and has improvised with musicians including Daniel Binelli, George Garzone, Diane Monroe, and Peter Cassino. Other engagements as featured soloist include recitals across North America and appearences with the Hart House Orchestra of Toronto, Cornell Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyrica Chamber Orchestra.
Mr. Eng joined the faculty at Indian Hill Music in 2009 where he has been teaching for the past four years. He recently began teaching at Wellesley College in 2016. He currently offers private instruction on violin and viola as well as coaching chamber music to students in high school through college. Mr. Eng has been on faculty at summer festivals including Point Counterpoint, Arts Ahimsa, LyricaFest, Youth & Muse International Music Festival, New England Chamber Music Festival & Lyra Summer Music Workshop.
In 1998, Andrew received his A.R.C.T. Performer’s Certificate 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 & Terry King.