Guillaume Wang, cello
Guillaume Wang is recognised as an emerging young Australian cellist. He has won top prizes in international competitions including first prize at the Antonio Janigro International Competition February 7th 2020, Epernay String Competition 2017, 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, George Enescu Competition and ARD International Competition.
Born in Brisbane into a family of musicians, Guillaume commenced 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 Supérieur de Musique et de Danse 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 Maintz, Peter Bruns, Daniel Müller Schott, Jérôme Pernoo, Maria Kliegel, Marc Coppey, François Salque, Philippe Muller, David Garingas and Steven Isserlis at Prussia Cove.
Recent performances have taken him to many international venues including the Wigmore Hall and St Martin in-the-fields church London; the Queen Elizabeth Music Chapel, Belgium; the International Music Academy Maurice Ravel, St Jean de Luz, The National Library Arts Centre, Beijing, The Athenaeum, Romania.
In September 2019 Guillaume began a degree (artists diploma) in performance (cello) at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel under the tutelage of Gary Hoffman and Jeroen Reuling and finished his Masters at the Paris Conservatory with Marc Coppey and Pauline Bartisol.
Recently, Guillaume has been awarded 1st Prize with numerous special prizes at the Antonio Janigro International Competition in 2020 with further performances with the Zagreb soloists and Zagreb Philarmonic Orchestra in the future
Guillaume is currently an awardee of the Australian Music Foundation and plays a 1754 Salvador Bofil Cello, generously loaned by Talents & Violoncelles.
Scholarship by an anonymous donor