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.