The Bienen School of Music’s Galvin Cello Quartet has won the silver medal in the 48th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, senior strings division.

Quartet members are doctoral student Sihao He ’18 MMus, master’s student Sydney Lee, and bachelor’s students Luiz Fernando Venturelli and Haddon Kay. They are coached by Professor of Cello Hans Jørgen Jensen and Camden Shaw of the Dover Quartet, Bienen School Quartet-in-Residence.

The competition was held virtually May 14-16, 2021. All Galvin Cello Quartet competition performances are available to watch below or on the Fischoff YouTube channel.


  • Hans Jensen
  • Dover Quartet