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Kevin Nguyen

2024 Cello Festival

Kevin Nguyen, born in Norfolk, VA, began his studies at the age of 10 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA, under the tutelage of Dana Mccomb.

Throughout his years of study, Kevin has been placed in top positions in multiple orchestras, including the Bay Youth Orchestra of Virginia’s Symphony Orchestra, The Norfolk Governor’s School for the Arts Symphony Orchestra (GSA), Senior Regional Orchestra of Virginia, All-State Orchestra of Virginia, and the VCU Symphony Orchestra. In addition to these positions, Kevin has also won the GSA Concerto Competition and secured third place in VCU’s Concerto Competition.

As a dedicated musician, Kevin furthers his studies by participating in many music festivals such as the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Philadelphia International Music Festival, and VIA Academy. This upcoming summer, Kevin will also have the opportunity to attend the National Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Institute at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., and the Ascent International Cello Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio.

In his free time, Kevin enjoys exploring new foods and places to shop with his best friend, Arianna.

Kevin performs on a 2001 Ivan Dunov cello that was generously donated by the Academy Of Music and the Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia.