Max Wung Cello
Max is a 16-year-old student at the UWA Conservatorium of Music. He studies the cello with Associate Professor Suzanne Wijsman and previously studied with Rod McGrath and Xiaole Wu since 2010. He has attained distinctions in the AMEB Associate and Licentiate Music Diploma exams. Max has performed concerts with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, since 2016 and Vienna Pops 30th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Concert with the Vienna Pop Orchestra, 2017.
He has played in Masterclasses with Lynn Harrell, Liwei Chin, Penny Howard, Pinchas Zukerman, Amanda Forsyth, Pablo Ferrandez and Gautier Capucon, Hans Jørgen Jensen, Martti Rousi and Markus Stocker.
In 2019, Max attended the National Arts Centre Young Artists Program in Ottawa, Canada founded by Pinchas Zukerman. He also won second prize in the Ai Qin International Cello Competition, a prestigious cello competition in China. In February 2020, Max debuted with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.