Wang Zihao

Section Cello

Born in Jilin, China, Wang Zihao started to play the cello at the age of four. At 13 he was admitted to the middle school of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China, where he studied with Na Mula. With his outstanding accomplishments, he won the outstanding professional award at the conservatory.

Wang was Principal Cellist of China’s Youth Symphony Orchestra. For three consecutive years, he was admitted to the Morningside music bridge international academy in Canada, where he won the first prize of the Concerto Competition and Etude Competition with a published CD recording. As a result he was invited to perform with the symphony orchestra of Gdansk in Poland. Wang recently graduated from Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music where he studied under Qin Li-Wei and won the first prize of the Concerto Competition.

He plays on an 1896 Muller Joseph on generous loan from the Rin Collection.