Victor Wang joined the Charlotte Symphony as principal flute in 2016. As a soloist, Wang has been featured with the Charlotte Symphony in works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Michael Daugherty, and in 2017, he won First Prize and the Philip Dikeman Prize for best performance of the commissioned work at the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition.
Originally from Rochester, New York, Wang is an alumnus of Yale University, where he earned a Master of Music in flute performance and a Bachelor of Sciences in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. He has performed as a substitute musician with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and he was a member of the inaugural class of fellows of The Orchestra Now, a training orchestra that performs at Bard College and around New York City. During the summers, Wang has performed at the Colorado College, Texas, Atlantic, Norfolk, and Bard music festivals. His primary teachers include Elizabeth Mann, Ransom Wilson, and Sophia Gibbs Kim.
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