Violinist Teresa Wang is a passionate musician who loves sharing her art and ideas with the world, believing in music’s power to connect, educate, and affect change.
She enjoys performing in solo, chamber, and orchestral settings, and has been the concertmaster of the Academy Chamber Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, McGill Symphony Orchestra, and National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Teresa has performed as a soloist with the Academy Chamber Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, and was named the winner of Jeunesses Musicales Canada’s 2018 Peter Mendell Award. She was also a finalist at the 2019 Shean Competition and 2019 Prix d’Europe, winning prizes for artistry as well as best interpretation of any work at Prix d’Europe.
As an avid chamber musician, Teresa has collaborated with artists such as Martin Beaver, Stéphane Lemelin, Douglas McNabney, John Novacek, Eric Nowlin, and Scott St. John. She has appeared as a fellow at the Toronto Summer Music Festival, Manchester Music Festival, and National Youth Orchestra of Canada. After winning McGill’s 2017/18 Chamber Music Competition with the Z4 Quartet, her ensemble pursued residencies at Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music and the Lunenburg Academy.
Teresa studied at the Glenn Gould School’s Young Artists Performance Academy with Marie Bérard, and at McGill University with Felicia Moye and Axel Strauss. This fall, she will be attending Rice University to continue her musical studies with Paul Kantor.