LINDA WANG is among the premier violinists of her generation, consistently praised for her artistry, warm, singing tone and charismatic performances.
Since her debut with Zubin Mehta and the New York Philharmonic at the age of nine, Linda Wang has performed concerti throughout the US with over 65 orchestras with such conductors as Sir Georg Solti, JoAnn Falletta, Jorge Mester,, Grant Cooper and Stephen Gunzenhauser. Abroad her concerto performances include the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Orchestra, Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, Paris Sinfonietta, Sächsische Kammerphilharmonie Dresden and The Czech Republic's Southern Bohemian Orchestra. In Asia, performances have included Taipei, the Phillipines Philharmonic Orchestra and China. She has performed extensively as soloist in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam's Beurs van Berlage and the Berlin Schauspielhaus.
Domestic and international audiences have seen Linda Wang's televised performances on PBS, A&E, Germany's ZDF and Japan's NHK, while radio broadcasts include NPR's "Performance Today, WQXR (NY), WFMT (Chicago), KMozart and KKGO (LA), MDR (Germany), Leipzig Rundfunk and Deutschland Radio, Berlin. Among her first prizes are the International Markneukirchen Competition in Germany, NFMC Young Artists Auditions, International Kingsville Competition and Waldo Mayo Award honoring New York’s best performer.
A native of NY, Linda Wang has studied at Juilliard, Colburn and USC. Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, she pursued advanced studies at the Salzburg Mozarteum. Her principal teachers have been Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, Alice Schoenfeld and Ruggiero Ricci.
A dedicated teacher herself, Linda Wang is Associate Professor of Violin at University of Denver and a Fulbright Specialist. She frequently appears as faculty artist at international festivals including Savannah, Fairbanks, Montecito, Italy’s Spoleto, Orford Centre d'Arts, Mexico's San Miguel de Allende, Japan's Okhust, England's Aldeburgh Festival, Holland Music Sessions and the Salzburg Festival.
Linda Wang performs on a 1767 J.B. Guadagnini, and has recorded for Centaur, MGS, Albany, and Beauport Classical. Additional information can be found on her website, www.lindawang.com.