Bryant Gozali is currently a member of the Los Angeles Cello Quartet, and recently graduated from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music in 2017 under the guidance of GRAMMY Award Winner Antonio Lysy. He also graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2015 under the tutelage of the former Principal Cellist of the Cleveland Orchestra, Stephen Geber. Bryant started playing the cello at the age of 9 with the Director of the Xiamen University Arts Department, Professor Su Li in China. His past accomplishments included receiving second prize in the Ai Qin Bei National Cello Competition in China in 2004 and 2006.
Bryant moved to Singapore in 2007 and studied under the former Associate Principal Cellist of the Singapore Symphony, Hermina Ilano for 5 years. During the years in Singapore, Bryant had been appointed Principal Cellist in his school orchestra, and a growing orchestra called the Orchestra of the Music Makers under the baton of Maestro Chan Tze Law. Bryant helped the school orchestra achieve the Gold Medal in the Singapore Youth Festival Orchestra Competition in 2007 and 2009. He also participated in the 6th Asian Youth Music Competition Grand Finals competing with all string players around Asia and received the Bronze award (tied second place). The Orchestra of the Music Makers that Bryant was part of achieved the HSBC Youth Excellence Award in 2009.
In 2010, Bryant was invited as a soloist to perform Haydn's First Cello Concerto in C with the Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra. He was then invited as a regular artist in the Aula Simfonia Jakarta Concert Hall. In the same year, Bryant went back to the United States to take private lessons from the Principal Cellist of the San Diego Symphony, and the cellist of the Greatwall String Quartet, Yao Zhao. Bryant was invited to play Saint Saens' first Cello Concerto in A minor with the Great Wall Soloist Orchestra in 2012 after winning the concerto competition in the Great Wall International Music Academy in 2011. In December of 2014, Bryant was once again invited to perform Haydn's Second Cello Concerto in D with the Jakarta Sinfonia Orchestra. In the summer of 2016, Bryant was invited back to Aula Sinfonia Jakarta to perform Schumann's Cello Concerto in A minor.
Bryant has performed lessons and master classes for many different distinguish musicians such as Paul Katz, William Grubb, Leslie Tan, Qin Li Wei, Yu Ming Qing, Robert deMaine, Clive Greensmith, Philippe Muller, Antonio Meneses, Yumi Kendall, Hans Jørgen Jensen and many more. As a chamber musician, he participated in Sharon Robinson's Advanced Piano Trio Program with two groups, one with his sister Aileen Gozali on Piano and colleague Justin Woo on Violin; the other with Sonia Hu on Piano and Christine Wu on Violin. Bryant was a member of the VEM Quartet, the Graduate String Quartet for the Herb Alpert School of Music of UCLA, where he traveled to Armenia with the group and performed for the Armenian Genocide Memorial Concert. Bryant is the founding member of The Zephyr Ensemble, a group that promotes chamber music in Singapore, alongside his sister Aileen Gozali, and violinist Wilford Goh. In 2017, Bryant, with the help of Giant Robot Media in Los Angeles partnered up and produced a Music and Food event called OMAKASE, where the Zephyr Ensemble with a whole new cast of musicians performing different chamber music works. Bryant also worked with many outstanding chamber artists such as the Cavani String Quartet, the Tokyo Quartet, the American String Quartet, the Great Wall String Quartet, the Calidore String Quartet, the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, Amit Even-Tov, Daniel McDonnough, Movses Pogossian, Guilliaume Sutre, Kathryn Brown, Anita Pontremoli, Antonio Pompa-baldi, Christopher O'Riley, and Leon Fleisher.
Bryant's past instruments include a Rafaelle Fiorini Cello made in 1884 on loan by the Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA. Currently, Bryant plays on a Chinese Cello hand-made by Ling Zhen Hua.