​​​​​​​Laura Thompson



Daeil Yang, cello

Daeil Yang has appeared as soloist with orchestras in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut as well as member of Nova Philharmonic, Astoria Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Bronx Opera, Brooklyn College Opera, St. Martin's orchestra, Ensemble 212, KBS Symphony Orchestra and have recorded for prestigious SONY label and independent labels. 

​His teachers include Alexander Kouguell, Eric Bartlett, Timothy Eddy, Marion Feldman, Marcy Rosen and Jonathan Spitz. He recently acquired doctoral degree in cello performance at University of Rutgers

Ali Bello, violin

Venezuelan born Alí Bello has become one of the most dazzling and sought after violinists, distinguishing himself for his versatility among different music styles in addition to his well-found classical training and multidimensional improvisational skills, which have made him a top violinist of the Latin jazz arena. 

Alí initiated his music training in “El Sistema” (The National System on Youth Orchestras of Venezuela) in his native country. His classical music education was godfathered by great figures of the Venezuelan music stage including José Antonio Abreu, creator and founder of “El Sistema”. In the mid 90’s

​Alí traveled to New York for his college education receiving Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Music Arts and benefitting from some of the great teachers of violin in New York - Margaret Pardee, Sally Thomas, and Masao Kawasaki.

Laura Thompson, flute

Laura Thompson, flutist and founder of The Zephyr Trio brings her expertise and experience to many genres and styles, playing classical trios and quartets with strings, and jazz and rock arrangements for flute, strings and more.  

A New York City native, Laura has played hundreds of events, including wedding ceremonies, cocktail parties, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, funerals, and corporate events in the NY Metro area, on Long Island and beyond.

​For more about Laura and information about her teaching studio please visit: NYC Flute Instruction