Jing Wang

violin

wangjingCanadian violinist Jing Wang began playing violin at the age of three and made his first public appearance three years later in Marseilles, France. First Prize winner of the 2007 Irving M. Klein International Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition and the Concertino Praga in Czech Republic, Jing's solo engagements have taken him across North America and Europe.

Since his debut with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra at the age of nine years old, he has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Czech Radio Philharmonic in Dvorak Hall, Wallonia Royal Chamber Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky Hall, l'Orchestre National de Lorraine, l’Orchestre de Picardie, the I Musici Chamber Orchestra, the Metropolitan Orchestra of Montreal, Violons du Roy Chamber Orchestra and the Sherbrooke Symphony Orchestra. Jing has collaborated with conductors such as James DePreist, Claus Peter Flor, Yoav Talmi, Jacques Lacombe, Joseph Rescigno and Anne Manson. In 2003, Jing was awarded the "Young Soloist of the Year" by Les Radios Francophones Publiques, a broadcast network of four countries including France, Canada, Switzerland, and Belgium. This award sponsored the release of his first CD album including works by Beethoven, Ravel and Gershwin.

Jing gave solo recitals and chamber music performances at the National Arts Center in Ottawa, the International Festival of Domain Forget, Music Festival Italy & USA in Italy, the Meadowmount Music Festival, the Bowdoin Music Festival, the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival in Seattle, Alice Tully Hall in New York and Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara. Since 1995 Jing’s playing has been broadcasted by CBC Radio-Canada.

Jing is currently the Concertmaster for the Dallas Opera under Maestro Graeme Jenkins and has been guest Concertmaster with the Kansas City Symphony under Maestro Micheal Stern. He plays a violin made in 1700 by Giovanni Tononi, on loan from Canada Council of Arts Fine Instruments Collection.