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Guillaume Wang, cello

Guillaume Wang is recognised as an emerging young Australian cellist. He has won prizes in international competitions including first prize at the 2017 Epernay String Competition, third prize at the 2017 Pro Art International Competition as well as being selected as a semi-finalist in the 2018 Prague Spring International Competition and George Enescu Competition.

Born in Brisbane into a family of musicians, Guillaume started the cello at age three and made his solo debut at age fifteen with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in 2013. In 2018, Guillaume graduated with first class honours from the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Dance de Paris under the tutelage of his teacher and mentor Raphael Pidoux.

Guillaume has also studied with Roland Pidoux, Xia Jiabao, Veronique Marin, Philippe Bary, and David Lale and undertaken masterclasses with Gary Hoffman, Frans Helmerson, Jens Peter Meintz, Peter Bruns, Daniel Muller Schott, Jérôme Pernoo, Marc Coppey, François Salque, Philippe Muller and David Garingas.

Recent performances have taken him to many international venues including the Wigmore Hall, London; the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgium; the International Music Academy Maurice Ravel, St Jean de Luz and the National Library Arts Centre, Beijing, The Athenaeum, Romania, and participated in the Kronberg Masterclass in 2018.

In September 2019 Guillaume will be artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel under the tutelage of Gary Hoffman.

Guillaume plays a 1754 Salvador Bofil Cello, generously loaned by Talents & Violoncelles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guillaume Wang is recognised as an emerging young Australian cellist. He has won top prizes in international competitions including first prize at the 2017 Epernay String Competition, third prize at the 2017 Pro Art International Competition as well as being selected as a semi-finalist in the 2018 Prague Spring International Competition.

Born in Brisbane, into a family of musicians, he commenced learning the cello at age two and started lesson at age 4 under the tutelage of his cellist father and then with Xia Jiabao. He continued his studies under David Lale for 10 years, achieving his Associate in Music and Licentiate in Music from the Australian Music Examinations Board. At 15, he made his solo debut with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra after winning the 2013 English Family Prize for Young Instrumentalists.

Fulfilling the promise of his entry audition, where he gained unanimous recommendation for admittance under Raphael Pidoux, to the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Guillaume graduated in 2018 with first class honours. While at the Paris Conservatoire, Guillaume was awarded unanimous distinction each academic year and invited to perform at the International Music Academy Maurice Ravel.

Guillaume has also studied with Roland Pidoux, Veronique Marin, and Philippe Bary and undertaken masterclasses with Gary Hoffman, Frans Helmerson, Peter Bruns, Daniel Muller Schott (Cello Biennale Amsterdam), Francois Salque (Festival Pablo Casals) and Philippe Muller.

Recent solo performances include performing the Dvorak Cello Concerto with the Ukraine Khmelnitsky Regional Philharmonic and the Shostakovich Cello Concerto at the Super Cello Festival in Beijing China. Guillaume has also enjoyed chamber collaborations with the Glazunov and Schubert Cello Quintet.

In September 2018, Guillaume will commence a masters degree in performance (cello) at the Paris Conservatoire under Raphael Pidoux.

Guillaume plays a 1754 Salvador Bofil Cello, generously loaned by Talents & Violoncelles.

 

 

 

 

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