Taipei born violinist Dr. Ching-Hsuan Wang is a versatile violinist, who is also passionate about cross-cultural music experiences. Her debut album Nikolai Kapustin’s String Works: Violin Sonata Op. 70 and String Quartet No. 1, Op. 88 was praised by the Downbeat award-winning composer Michael Conrad as the violinist who “captures the feeling of spontaneity that is at the core of jazz music.” The album includes her solo performances and her co-founded cross-genre group Dynamix String Quartet.
Ching-Hsuan’s other album credits include jazz vocalist Annie Chen’s original album “Pisces the Dreamer” (2014); Downbeat award-winning jazz orchestra – All Angles Orchestra’s original album “New Angle” (2017) featuring jazz trumpeter Alex Sipiagin. The group also shared stage with Grammy award-winning trumpeter Randy Brecker and saxophonist Bob Sheppard. Other albums include classic soul band The Burroughs’ “Got to Feel”(2018) album. Ching-Hsuan was the featured violinist for the Blue Note China Jazz Orchestra on its 4th year celebration. Ching-Hsuan is an activate performer who promotes jazz and cross-genre collaboration. She is active online with the Chinese channel “小提宣” for her performances and string arrangements of jazz and pop works.
Ching-Hsuan received her Doctor of Arts from University of Northern Colorado. She received her Master of Music from New York University, and her Bachelor of Music from University of Northern Colorado. Ching-Hsuan is an endorsing artist for D’Addario strings and NS Design Electric violins.