Praised for his poetic and engaging performances, Dylan is a graduate of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, completed his Master’s studies with Professor Julius Berger at the Leopold Mozart Zentrum in Augsburg, and continued in the School of Excellence at the Musik-Akademie Basel under Danjulo Ishizaka. Most recently, Dylan was the soloist playing Schumann Cello Concerto with the Uzbekistan State Symphony Orchestra as the Grand Prize winner of the Global Music Partnership Concerto Competition. Numerous international awards include 1st prize in the 2019 Andreas Stein Wettbewerb and a Meißterkonzert at the Mozarteum Summer Academy Salzburg. Dylan was among founders in the KL String Project – alongside members of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra – of a chamber orchestra based in the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas. As a founding member of the Contemporary Music Quintet, Dylan has premiered chamber music works by young composers from the Asia Pacific region, performing in Singapore, Japan and Hong Kong, Ensemble GO. In 2014, he was invited to and attended the Seiji Ozawa Chamber Music Academy in Japan. Solo masterclasses include those with artists such as Gavriel Lipkind, Norman Fischer, Natalie Clein, Johannes Moser and Sebastian Comberti, and as a chamber musician, he has played in masterclasses by the Julliard String Quartet, Belcea Quartet, Shanghai String Quartet, and Fournier Piano Trio. Dylan was accepted to iPalpiti for the 2020 season. We are delighted to welcome him.