Recently joined the violin faculty of Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University and Elizabethtown College, Dr. Shawn-Shuo Wang’s 2022-23 season highlight includes performances with The Baltimore Symphony, The Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and The Boston Festival Orchestra as well as his Asia-North America tour as the co-founder of the Atlas Duo with his colleague Dr. Justin Badgerow.
Dr. Wang has been on stage with The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, The Boston Chamber Orchestra, The Boston Symphony, and The New World Symphony in Miami. He enjoys summer travel as well as performing with the Tanglewood Music Festival, the Pacific Music Festival, the Sarasota Music Festival, and Aurora Music Festival in Sweden.
As an active chamber music player, Dr. Wang has had the honor of sharing the stage with wonderful musicians such as Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera David Chan, the principal violin of the Cleveland orchestra Steve Rose, and Jorja Fleezainis, the former concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra. He has also had the privilege to work with members from The Julliard String Quartet, the Borromeo String Quartet, the Boston Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera, and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
A passionate educator, Dr. Wang has been on faculty at The Boston University Tanglewood Institute, The New England Conservatory Prep School, The Winsor School, The Chestnut Hill School, and guest coaches the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra. In the summer of 2010, Wang started The American New Music festival week as the Artistic Director in Chengdu China, collaborating with the Sichuan Conservatory of Music. The festival premiered (in Asia) Dr. Samuel Adler’s All Natural Play with Dr. Adler himself rehearsing, and Dr. Emily Brown conducting with the Chengdu Philharmonic Orchestra and gave master classes in the conservatory. The same year, his piano trio world premiered the trio Jeder Engel ist Schrecklich by Dr.James Kallembach from the University of Chicago in 2010.
Other highlights of Dr. Wang’s career include performing with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center Honors honoring Maestro Seiji Ozawa. His major musical inspiration and mentors include Lynn Chang, Joseph Silverstein, James Buswell, Malcolm Lowe, and Lucia Lin.