Dr. Sean Wang

Bio

Dr. Sean Wang is a violinist, conductor, and music historian. The American Record Guide has called him “a brilliant violinist” whose “quality [of] playing is exceedingly high,” while Fanfare Magazine has remarked on his “formidable technique.” Having performed extensively in North America, East Asia, and Europe, he currently teaches at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA, where he directs the Longy Conservatory Orchestra, chairs the Strings Department, and serves on the violin faculty. He has worked as Violinist-in-Residence with the Guild of Composers in New York City, concertmaster with Grammy-nominated early music group Ars Lyrica Houston, Interim Director of Bach Society Houston, and Founder/Director of New York Intercultural Music Society. His principal teachers have included Rafael Druian (violin), Otto-Werner Mueller (conducting), and Jacques-Louis Monod (theory). 


Dr. Sean Wang holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music (BM, violin), Juilliard School (MM, orchestral conducting, as a Bruno Walter Memorial Scholarship recipient), and Stanford University (Joint PhD, musicology and humanities).

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