Sylvia Wang

Associate Professor, Piano

sylvia-wang@northwestern.edu
847-491-3906

Sylvia Wang
Background

DMA, Eastman School of Music

Sylvia Wang has presented solo and collaborative performances throughout the Americas, Europe, and the Far East. Her recordings include Debussy for Cadenza Classics, chamber music for Newport Classics and Boston Records, and contemporary American music for Northeastern and CRI. She has been the winner and finalist in various competitions, including Royal Overseas League Festival in London, AVANTI award leading to a debut in London's Purcell Room, Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition, and the J.S. Bach International Piano Competition. Other activities include an appointment as an Honorary Associate at the Royal Academy of Music in London and serving as a guest teacher/panelist at the Chautauqua Institution, United States Information Service, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and Yamaha Music Malaysia. Wang’s students have won awards at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, Union League Competition, Tokyo International Piano Duo Competition, and the Shostakovich Competition in St. Petersburg. She studied with David Burge at the Eastman School of Music and with Hamish Milne and Dennis Murdoch at the Royal Academy of Music as an Associated Board scholar.