Lucien Werner, originally from Bozeman, Montana, enjoys a budding career as a cellist, pianist, and conductor. He has performed widely throughout America and Europe, including a recent debut at Carnegie Hall with his three sisters, all cellists and pianists as well. Lucien recently completed studies at Northwestern University where he pursued graduate degrees in cello performance and applied mathematics, with research interests in the acoustics of string instrument performance. Presently, he is collaborating with researchers at Northwestern and in Germany.
In 2013, he graduated from Harvard University with honors and a bachelor’s degree in political science. While at Harvard, he was engaged actively in the music community, serving as the 45th Music Director of the Bach Society Orchestra, President of the Brattle Street Chamber Players, and Music Director of the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players. He currently studies cello with Hans Jørgen Jensen; some of his past teachers have included Robert Levin, Richard Aaron, Paul Vermel, Michel Strauss, Jaap Ter Linden, and Federico Cortese.