I-Wen Wang

Private Instructor - Piano

Taiwanese-born American pianist I-Wen Wang has performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Israel, and Taiwan, to critical acclaim and has received much praise. Recently, she performed in the “Rutgers International Pianists Gala” and "Unknown Diabelli Project” with Rutgers pianists at the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, “Vienna Concerto Fest” in Austria, Recital Series at the Taipei Economics and Cultural Office in New York, American Liszt Society recital in San Francisco, An Die Muzik and Engineer’s Club at the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion in Baltimore, Wien Saal in Salzburg, Salle Cortot in Paris, Sala dei Notari in Perugia, Army Hall in Sarajevo, Hunan Concert Hall in China and Ben Gurion University of Negev in Israel. Wang was invited to perform the world premiere of Hester’s piano suite with electroacoustic music in the Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival at the University of California, Santa Cruz (2015). Her performance has been recorded and broadcast in the McGraw Hill Young Artists Showcase sponsored by WQXR radio.
 
She has won numerous awards, including first prize at the IMKA International Music Competition (2017), first prize at the Classical Viennese Festival of Seattle International Piano Competition (2017), Chamber Music Honors Competition at Rutgers (2016), and first prize at the Round Top Institute Festival Chamber Music Competition (2013). Wang received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees of music in piano with a full scholarship from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music; graduate performance diploma in piano and chamber music from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, with Benjamin Pasternack and Boris Slutsky.
 
Wang was a Piano Fellow to the Round Top Festival Institute (2013) and Banff Centre (2012). She is currently pursuing her doctor of musical arts degree in piano at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, under the tutelage of Min Kwon and Vladimir Valjarević. At Rutgers, she has received the Edna S. Mason Piano Scholarship and the Music Department Scholarship. She has also received the Yefim Bronfman Piano Scholarship (Israel), Arabella Leith Symington Griswold Piano Scholarship (Peabody) and the Janet & Walter Rose Piano Scholarship (SFCM).
 
Wang speaks English, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese.