Evie Koh (cello) won the Khuner Competition at age 17 in 1999, having started cello studies at the age of six. An award winner in both piano and cello, she won first prize in the National Vamos Cello Competition in 1996 when she was only 14. After attending music-based Crowden School in Berkeley, she studied cello with David Kadarauch of the San Francisco Opera and Ballet orchestras.
She received her Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance from The Julliard School and her Master of Music from The Manhattan School of Music. She worked at Julliard for five years after finishing her education. After spending 11 years in New York, she returned to the Bay Area, joining the staff of the Marin Academy in San Rafael as Associate Director of Admissions. (Resume updated by Concerto Committee in 2016 from reliable online sources.)