Raymond Hong, L.Ac., MSAOM, LMT is a licensed acupuncturist and herbal program graduate of New York College of Health Professions, class of 2013. He also studied with the Institute for Classical Asian Studies for over seven years. He currently practices traditional East Asian medicine. His undergraduate major was Middle East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University in the City of New York. Raymond has been a student of the cello since the age of seven, participating in student orchestral, chamber, and solo performances at the Center for Preparatory Studies in Music at Queens College, Phillips Andover Academy, Point CounterPoint chamber music camp, and the Children’s Orchestra Society. He also has participated in student programs in Korean folk music on drums and the zither. Raymond has a lifelong passion for both of these fields of classical medicine and world traditional music, and is excited at the prospect of integrating the two.