Andrew Larson joined the Utah Symphony in September 2015. Born into a musical family, his cello studies began at age 7. Formal training led him to performance degrees from the Eastman School of Music and New England Conservatory. As a student he participated in various festivals at Verbier, Schleswig-Holstein, Sapporo, Spoleto, etc. He was also a participant at the New York String Orchestra Seminar in ’05 and ’06. He studied chamber music with Andre Roy and Gerhard Schulz at the 2011 McGill International String Quartet Academy in Montreal. A member of the New World Symphony in 2014, he also performs with the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra. His primary teachers include David Ying, Paul Katz, and Natasha Brofsky. Other influential teachers include Dorothea Figueroa and Ronald Feldman.