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Dandan Wang

Section Viola

Dandan Wang started her violin study at the age of six. When she was 16, she switched to viola study with Prof Xi-Di Shen. In 2010 Dandan started her undergraduate study in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with scholarship, where she was a student of Prof Nian Liu.

She performed in the Chamber Music Festival hosted by Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2010. In 2015, she was invited by Oscar and Grammy-awarded Chinese Composer Tan Dun to perform his chamber music pieces in Shanghai and Beijing.

In January 2015, Dandan began her study in San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a graduate student. She was a student of Prof Jay Liu, Associate Principal Viola of San Francisco Symphony. In July 2016, she was admitted to Pacific Music Festival, one of the most famous festival in the world. She served as the viola principle, performing with maestro Valery Gergiev, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and with musicians from the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Metropolitan Opera, National Symphony and San Francisco Symphony.

After graduating from San Francisco Conservatory, Dandan was a guest violist of the San Francisco Symphony and at the same time, a fellow musician of San Jose Opera.

Dandan has served as a violist tutti in the Singapore Symphony Orchestra since February 2018 and also coaches in the Singapore Symphony Youth Orchestra.