sophie wang, violin
Sophie Wang , 21, has performed in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall twice and soloed with South Carolina Philharmonic four times. In addition to winning concerto competitions, she has played with Schwob School of Music Philharmonic, South Carolina Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and Huntsville Youth Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician, Sophie has collaborated with Wendy Warner, Charles Wetherbee, and James Dunham, and has also worked with the Borromeo String Quartet and members of the Shanghai and Brentano Quartets. She has been coached by Meng-Chieh Liu, Charles Neidich, Dimitri Murrath, Alexander Kobrin, Bonnie Hampton, and Boris Abramov.
Sophie has performed in masterclasses of Pamela Frank, Joseph Silverstein, Ani Kavafian, James Buswell, Lawrence Dutton, Mimi Zweig, Kevin Lawrence, and others. She has attended numerous music festivals including Taos School of Music, Sarasota Music Festival, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Meadowmount School of Music, and more.
Sophie is currently pursuing a Masters degree at New England Conservatory with Don Weilerstein. She completed her Bachelors at the Schwob School of Music under the tutelage of Sergiu Schwartz with the Woodruff Award which provided full scholarship for tuition, living, and board.