17-year-old violinist, Belle Wang is recognized as one of the outstanding young performers today. Among many of her accomplishments in recent years, she won numerous important music competitions, including American String Teachers Association State Solo Competition and Music Teachers National Association State Competitions in Arizona (in both Junior and Senior Divisions), Chandler Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, Arizona Musicfest Young Musicians Solo Competition and Chamber Music competition, Philadelphia International Music Festival Young Musicians Solo Competition, International Grand Music Competition, Judges’ Distinction Award – Plaque Trophy Winner in the American Protégé International Concerto Competition, and the Grand-Prize in the Phoenix Youth Symphony Young Musicians Concerto Competition, among others. She appeared multiple times as winner/soloist in recitals at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, and performed Korngold’s Violin Concerto with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra , Ravel’s Tzigane with Chandler Symphony Orchestra, and Winter from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with the Four Seasons Orchestra in Arizona. In addition, she was featured as outstanding young performer at internationally renowned music festivals including the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Italy (2014), Philadelphia International Music Festival (2015), Casalmaggiore International Music Festival in Italy (2016), Interlochen International Music Festival (2017), where she was a full-scholarship recipient and Concertmaster of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Montecito International Music Festival in California (2018). In Arizona, Belle serves as Concertmaster for Arizona All-State Orchestra, the Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestra, and for the Mountain View Hugh School’s Chamber Orchestra, where she is a student.
Belle began studying the violin at age 7 with MusicaNova favorites, duo violinists Lan Qiu and Joy Pan. Since age 11, she has been a student of Danwen Jiang, Professor of Violin at Arizona State University. In addition, she has studied in masterclasses and music festivals with Rachel Barton Pine, Frank Huang, Martin Charlifour, Margaret Batjer, members of the Shanghai Quartet, among others.