Sergein Yap

A native of Miami, Florida, violist Sergein “Siggy” Yap studied with Ivo van der Werff at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, with Martha Katz at the New England Conservatory, and with Jeffrey Irvine and Lynne Ramsey at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Sergein was selected as a 2016 Zarin Mehta Fellow with the New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program. Summer festival appearances include the Banff Centre, Caroga Lake Music Festival, Heifetz, Kneisel Hall, Music Academy of the West, the Perlman Music Program, Sarasota, and Tanglewood Music Center. Sergein is a core member of the KINETIC Ensemble and Loop38.