Posted on April 14, 2021

three smiling women holding string instruments

On this week’s Thursdays @ Three, Christa Wessel is joined by The Orchid Trio, a Portland-based string trio with a mission to share an appreciation of chamber music performance and collaboration. Its members consist of violinist Siying Ge, violist Deborah Shutser, and cellist Quinn Liu.

As your virtual concert hall, All Classical Portland will continue to offer our Thursdays @ Three weekly concert to listeners around the world.

About the Artists:

Siying Ge got her Master degree from Manhattan School of Music. As an orchestra musician, Siying served as a Principal violinist with New York International Orchestra and performed at Carnegie Hall in 2015. She also recorded a full range of music for Final Fantasy 15.

Deborah Shuster studied at the Peabody Conservatory as an undergraduate and received her M.Mus. degree from The University of Colorado. She was a founding member of the Vento e Cordi Quartet in New York, and has played with the New York Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, and the Spokane Symphony among others.

Born in Xinjiang, China, Quinn Kun Liu began her cello studies at age of eight and won her first cello competition at ten. As an orchestra musician, Quinn has served as cellist in a variety of orchestras such as the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Portland Columbia Symphony, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Portland Cello Project, Inland Valley Symphony.

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