Zhenyuan Yao

Bass

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Alma mater: Bard College Conservatory of Music
Musical origins: I began playing the bass at age of 17, and before that I played the piano. I chose my instrument for its low, deep sound.
Favorite pieces to play: Anything by Beethoven and Brahms
Favorite musical memory: Performing the Dvořák’s Bass Quintet with Glenn Dicterow and Karen Dreyfus

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