Mon-Puo is of Taiwanese descent, was born and raised in Spain and currently studies in Berlin. He tells us about the exact moment his parents knew he should become a cellist and explains the way his love for music grew throughout the years. Watch his Session on the Young Classicals Facebook Page. The fast paced piece by György Ligeti will keep you hanging on the edge of your seat!

Get-To-Know: Mon-Puo
Instrument: Cello

Mon-Puo was born in Madrid (Spain) in December of 1993 into an artistic Taiwanese family and soon started to play the cello. He became a student at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía with Professor Natalia Shakhovskaya and Ivan Monighetti. As an international competition prizewinning cellist he won First Prize at the VII International Competition Karl Davydov, top prize in the Brahms Competition, first prize in the International Pedro Bote Competition, first prize and the special OSPA prize in the international cello competition of Llanes (Asturias). Visit Mon-Puo's website to read his full biography.