Chinese violist Lin Wang is a multiple prize winner of the Second National Viola Competition, and Third National Viola Competition in Beijing,China, Bard Instrumental Concerto Competition. She has performed solo recitals and as part of an ensemble throughout America and Asia. She has also been invited to numerous music festivals including the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, The Pacific Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival. She was selected to be principal viola for the Youth Orchestra of Beijing, the Youth Orchestra of Guangzhou, and the Tanglewood Music Festival Orchestra which enabled her to perform at prestigious venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, National Centre For the Performing Arts (Beijing), Hong kong Cultural Centre, National Concert Hall in Taiwan, Concert hall in Seoul National University, and with renowned musicians and conductors including Alan Gilbert, Charles Dutoit, Fabio Luisi, Thomas Ades, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Christoph Eschenbach, Christopher Hogwood, Joshua Bell, Julian Rachlin, Midori Goto, Ivan Fischer, Valery Gergiev, and Vladimir Jurowski.
Born in Jiamusi in China’s Heilongjiang province, Ms. Wang began her violin studies at the age of ten with Professor Guan Wang, and later worked with Shaowu Wang and Keqiang Sui at the Middle School of the Beijing Central Conservatory. She studied both Viola Performance and History at Bard College, receiving both Bachelor of Arts and Music degrees. Subsequently, Ms. Wang attended The Juilliard School on full scholarship where she studied with Misha Armory. After receiving her Master’s degree from Juilliard she began pursuing an Orchestral Studies Diploma at Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University.
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