Gloria Lum

Co-Director of Chamber Music, Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Cello Instructor

Education: B.A., University of Southern California


Email: lumg@oxy.edu
Website: Oxy Cello Rocks Facebook Page

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, and Witold Lutoslawski, and most recently appeared in a solo work by David Lang. In the chamber music series, she has appeared with Andre Previn, Emanuel Ax, Lars Vogt, and Joshua Bell. 

Lum has been the cello instructor at Occidental College since 1999. She is also one of the directors of the Chamber Ensemble, and she appears regularly in recitals with her colleagues at Bird Studio and Herrick Chapel.