Marianne Chen Begins the cello study at Juilliard Pre-College under the guidance of Toby Saks, Michael Rudiakov, Channing Robbins and Jerome Carrington. He continued his studies at the Juilliard School under the guidance of Lorne Munroe, obtaining “Bachelor’s Degree” and also receiving the “Mu Phi Epsilon” award. It is perfected under the guidance of Maestro Antonio Janigro at the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. For many years he studied chamber music with Robert Mann (Juilliard Quartet), with Alexander and Mischa Schneider (Budapest Quartet) and Felix Galimir. He also studied at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena where he obtained the Diploma of Merit. Marianne Chen has performed in major concert halls and festivals in the United States, Europe and Asia. He recorded for Dynamic, Tactus and New Age, RAI and television networks, which included absolute premieres of contemporary music. Marianne regularly holds master classes in Europe and the United States. Many of his students have won prizes in both national and international competitions. She has been a guest of cello at the Garden State Music Festival – New Jersey, the Zephry Chamber Music Festival, the Gustav Mahler Academy in Bolzano, the Music School in Fiesole, Juilliard School, in Greece and Slovenia. Marianne is often invited as a member of juries in competitions such as Vittorio Gui “International Chamber Music”, “International Chamber Music Competition” in Pinerolo, “Trio Trieste” Prize and Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition.Marianne Chen is cello teacher at the Institute Superior of Music in Modena.