Episode 2 & 4 Guest Mentor: Violist Wenhong Luo

Violist Wenhong Luo.

Our guest mentor for Episode 2 and 4 is violist Wenhong Luo!

Wenhong is the 3rd prize winner at the 12th Lionel Tertis Viola competition and the 19th Johannes Brahms competition. After making her debut in China with the China broadcast symphony orchestra at age of 16, playing the Walton Viola concerto, she moved to London and studied at the Royal Academy of Music. At age of 22, she moved to the states and began her studies at the New England Conservatory of Music. Her performances has been recorded on Linn records and Naxos. In 2018, she participated in the prestigious “Chamber Music Connects the World” at Kronberg, where she collaborated with Andries Schiff, Steve Isserlis, and Christian Tetzlaff. Other artists that she has collaborated with are Laurence Lesser, Miriam Fried, Paul Biss, Soovin Kim, Midori Goto, and Maxim Vengrov.   

A native of Beijing, China, Wenhong just joint the faculty of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2020, after studying with Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory of Music as a doctoral candidate. She devotes herself to both solo and chamber music playing, and with the great passion on delivering the music to different communities, she is an artist of the “music for food” organization in Boston, and have been on tour with Midori Goto to Nepal and Japan being part of the “music sharing” program.   

Find out more: https://www.wenhongluo.com/  

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