Wang Wei

Assistant Principal Bass Trombone
Wei Wang (Wang Wei)

Wang Wei is currently the bass trombonist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, having previously been the bass trombonist of the China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra.

Wang Wei studied in the Middle School affiliated with the Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing) with Hu Bingyu; at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Singapore) under Allen Meek and Shannon Pittaway with full scholarship, and at the New England Conservatory of Music (Boston) under Douglas Yeo and Norman Bolter with full scholarship.

Wang Wei has worked as guest bass trombonist with Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Macau Orchestra and many others. In the summer of 2009, Wang Wei received a scholarship from the Boston Symphony Orchestra Member’s Association to attend the Tanglewood Music Centre. The conductors he worked with included Herbert Blomstedt, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Charles Dutoit, Christoph Eschenbach, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur.

As a soloist, Wang Wei gave many recitals in cities in China, United States and also in Singapore. In 2008, he won the NEC Concerto Competition, and played the subZERO Concerto with NEC Sinfonietta in Jordan Hall, Boston. In 2011, his first solo album was released on China Records. He can also be heard performing with the Frequency Band trombone ensemble on their CD “Phoenix”, and on the “The Ring Without Words” recording with the NCPA Orchestra and Lorin Maazel on the Sony Music China label.