Leighton Fong (cello) is a longtime member of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and serves as Principal Cello with the California Symphony. He joined the San Francisco Contemporary Players in 2006. He plays regularly with the Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players and the Empyrean Ensemble. Mr. Fong has taught at University of California, Berkeley since 1997. He studied at the San Francisco Conservatory, the New England Conservatory, the Bern Conservatory in Switzerland, and the Royal Danish Conservatory in Copenhagen, Denmark.

[from program for May 18, 2015 concert]