Marcus Ho, aged 15, is in his third year at Kings College and has been learning cello for 8 years, currently learning under Edith Salzmann, attaining his Grade 8 certificate in 2015. He has also played the trombone for 5 years and enjoys playing jazz as a change of pace.
Marcus is involved with the Pettman National Junior Academy and greatly enjoys the many opportunities he is given to play music with others both in and outside of school in the various orchestras, bands and chamber groups. He was awarded junior musician of the year at Kings College in 2017 and the John Philip Sousa award for jazz. He also participated in the Akaroa Music Festival and is looking forward to his second year in AYO.
When he has spare time, Marcus enjoys listening to music, playing table tennis and gaming.