LINDA WANG, violinist

A native of New York City, now residing in California, violinist LINDA WANG is among the premier young violinists of our time, 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 throughout the United States with orchestras in California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Missouri, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. She has also been guest soloist with Sir Georg Solti and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Orchestra, Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, Paris Sinfonietta, Germany's Sachsische Kammerphilharmonie Dresden and Philharmonisches Orchester
des Vogtland and The Czech Republic's Southern Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom she toured. Prizes include the International Markneukirchen Instrumental Competition in Germany, the NFMC Young Artists Auditions, the International Kingsville Competition in Texas, an award at the International Geneva Music Competition (CIEM), and the Waldo Mayo Award honoring New York's best young performer.

Linda Wang's solo concerts have taken her to Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam's Beurs van Berlage and the Berlin Schauspielhaus. Festival appearances include those of Aspen, Norfolk, Savannah, Rocky Ridge, Canada's Orford Centre d'Arts, Mexico's San Miguel de Allende, Italy's Festival of Two Worlds (Spoleto), Japan's Okhust, England's Aldeburgh Festival, the Holland Music Sessions and Austria's Salzburg Festival.

Domestic and international audiences have seen Linda Wang's televised performances on PBS, Arts and Entertainment, Germany's ZDF and Japan's NHK, while radio broadcasts include NPR's "Performance Today, WQXR (New York City), WFMT (Chicago), KMozart and KKGO (Los Angeles), MDR (Germany), Leipzig Rundfunk and Deutschland Radio, Berlin.

Linda Wang studied at The Juilliard School (Pre-College Division) and the University of Southern California. Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, she pursued advanced studies at the famed Salzburg Mozarteum. Her principal teachers have been Dorothy DeLay, Alice Schoenfeld and Ruggiero Ricci.

Linda Wang performs on a 1767 J.B. Guadagnini, and is currently on faculty at the University of the Pacific, where she teaches violin, chamber music and performs with the New Pacific Trio. She is
represented exclusively by Parker Artists Management, New York.

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