Born and raised in Los Angeles, Cellist Daniel Lim began his studies at the age of 9 and holds degrees from the New England Conservatory and the Cleveland Institute of Music. His mentors include Yeesun Kim and Stephen Geber while cellists such as Joon Sung Jun and Robert DeMaine were also pivotal in his development. Daniel has had the opportunity to play for esteemed cellists such as Frans Helmerson, Ralph Kirshbaum, Laurence Lesser, Gary Hoffman, Gavriel Lipkind, and Ron Leonard. In regards to chamber music mentors he has worked with distinguished musicians such as Leon Fleischer and members of the Cleveland, Julliard, Tokyo, Borromeo, St Lawrence, Cavani, New Orford, Ying, and Miami String Quartets. In addition, he has attended prestigious festivals such as the Toronto Summer Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Orford Arts Centre, and The Kent Blossom Music Festival. Daniel is currently a freelance cellist in Los Angeles and has performed with ensembles such as The American Youth Symphony, the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, The Santa Barbara Symphony, Southeast Symphony, The Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Canton Symphony, Cleveland Pops, and the Firelands Symphony. In addition to his performance schedule, Daniel is a certified Suzuki Cello Method instructor through all levels and teaches in various institutions throughout the Greater Los Angeles Area.