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LIVE: New World String Quartet of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra

The New World String New string quartetQuartet is composed of Nicole Tong, Micah Yoo, Beatrice Chen, and Noah Chen. All members are freshmen in high school. Violinists Nicole Tong and Micah Yoo share first and second violin positions for the quartet, and both study with Desirée Ruhstrat. Violist Beatrice Chen studies with Paul Neubauer, and cellist Noah Chen studies with Hans Jorgen Jensen. They are all members of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Symphony Orchestra. The quartet has been together for two years and is currently coached by Minghuan Xu.

The New World String Quartet has performed at various events such as the 2014/15 Soiree Cédille and a Chicago Symphony Orchestra family concert in 2015. Most recently, they performed in a series of recitals at Pianoforte Studios.


String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 74 No.3 “Rider”, Franz Joseph Haydn

Movement 4 – Finale – Allegro con brio


String Quartet Op. 96 No. 12 in F major “American”, Antonín Dvořák

Movement I. Allegro ma non troppo


String Quartet Op. 80 No. 6 in F Minor, Felix Mendelssohn 

Movement I. Allegro vivace assai


String Quartet Op. 110 No. 8 in C Minor, Dmitri Shostakovich

Movement II. Allegro molto


  • Remi Auxenfans

    We are not seeing any posting of the performance recording on the Introduction page. Will it be posted soon?

  • Remi Auxenfans

    Excellent performance and poise, New World String Quartet. Keep up the great work!

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