Derek S Louie


New York, NY

Derek S Louie



Derek is a second year undergraduate at the Juilliard School studying with Joel Krosnick. He has given numerous performances including appearances at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NPR’s From The Top, and The Rising Stars Concert Series in South Korea. He has been a prize winner in several competitions including 1st prize in the 2017 Enkor International String Competition and grand prize in the 2017 Yamaha Young Performing Artists, 2016 National YoungArts Competition, finalist for 2016 Presidential. He has soloed with several orchestras including Ensemble 212, the NY Chamber Players and the Bergen Philharmonic. He has attended festivals around the world including the Verbier Academy, the Perlman Chamber Music Workshop and Residency Program in Sarasota. He is an avid chamber musician and is currently a member of two string quartets. Derek wants to use cello to help bring a voice and attention to mental health issues related to young people.


Bach Suites for Solo Cello - Suites 4 and 5 and 6

Beethoven Sonatas for Piano and Cello

Brahms Sonatas for Piano and Cello

Prokofiev, Shostakovitch, Dvorak, Schumann.

I most enjoy music by Romantic composers.



Cassado Suite for Solo Cello

Past groupmuses (2)

  • Outdoors

    Classical Notes at the Ashland!

    Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Fort Greene
    • Composers: Handel, Byrd, Ravel, Tchaikovsky
    • Instruments: Cello Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Summer Salon Soiree hosted at WeWork

    Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Flatiron DIstrict
    • Composers: Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Handel, Warlock
    • Instruments: Cello Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago