University of Calgary
UofC Navigation

Yumeng Wang

Grad Recital Yumeng Wang - erhu

March 21 at 8:15 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.

Yumeng Wang was born in China and began learning erhu at the age of four. She was admitted to the Associated Elementary School of the Central Conservatory of Music in 2000 where she was tutored by Professor Yan Jiemin and from where she graduated a year ahead of schedule. In 2012, she got the scholarship of U of C and start her master degree in erhu performance with professor Agopian and Yu Hongmei.

Yumeng has received numerous scholarships and awards including first place in the “Renshou Cup” National Children Competition (1999), first prize in the first “Tian-Tian Cup” Inter-communication Competition (2003), Silver Award in the 2nd Erhu Competition of National Instruments (2005), Gold Award in the Chinese Instruments International Competition---Professional Youth Category, USA (2010) and one of the winners of annual Concerto Competition concert with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (2014)

Yumeng has taught erhu in a number of schools in China. She performed as erhu soloist as part of the welcoming celebration for the NBA’s visit to China (2004) and as host and erhu soloist in concerts in Singapore (2007). She performed as erhu soloist for the U of C Chamber Music Festival, Calgary Chinese New Year Festival, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China's Event, Spring Festival Gala Evening, Duanwu Festival, Banff World Media Festival and Chinese Music Night (2013), etc. She is now hired to teach on erhu at the department of Music in U of C. She has performed in the China Chinese Instrument Youth Orchestra, Taiwan Little Giant Chinese Silk and Bamboo Ensemble, Henan Chinese Instrument Ensemble and Calgary Chinese Orchestra, etc.