Cellist GLORIA LUM, a native of Berkeley, California, attended both the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, graduating from the latter institution magna cum laude. A student of Gabor Rejto and Ronald Leonard, she was a member of the Oakland Symphony and the Denver Symphony before joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1985.
A frequent participant of the Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella series and its Chamber Music Series, Lum has been involved in tributes to Elliott Carter, György Ligeti, Witold Lutoslawski, and most recently appeared in a solo work by David Lang. On the chamber music series, she has appeared with Andre Previn, Emanuel Ax, Lars Vogt, and Joshua Bell. Lum currently teaches cello and chamber music at Occidental College.