I-Fu Wang Associate Professor of Violin

Area(s):

  • Strings

117 Music Building
East Lansing, MI 48824

(517) 353-5029

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About:

I-Fu Wang is associate professor of violin at the Michigan State University College of Music.

He began his musical training at the age of 4 in his native country, Taiwan. Upon receiving a scholarship to the Interlochen Arts Academy, he came to the United States at the age of 13 to continue his secondary education, and later enrolled as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. His former teachers include Ivan Galamian, Paul Makanowitzky, Jaime Laredo, and Felix Galimir.

Wang was a member of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, with which he performed throughout the United States and internationally. As a chamber musician, he has performed regularly with Music From Marlboro, the Kennedy Center Theater Chamber Players, the Fontana Festival of Music and Art, and as a guest artist with various chamber music series throughout the nation.

For many years Wang was the music director of the Renaud Chamber Orchestra and concertmaster of the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra. His violin students can be found in major orchestras and/or teaching in universities here and abroad.