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Luosha Fang

Guest Musician for the 2014.15 Season

Violinist Luosha Fang made her concert debut at the age of eight in Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3. Ms. Fang has performed widely as soloist and chamber musician in leading venues throughout the United States. She recently gave the world premiere of George Tsontakis’s double violin concerto “Unforgettable” with the Albany Symphony Orchestra and recorded the work with the same ensemble. She worked closely with composer Krzysztof Penderecki in preparation for a March 2014 Carnegie Hall performance of his Sextet and was also in residence at the Marboro Music Festival for the summer of 2014. This season, she performs with the Louisville Orchestra as soloist in “Autumn” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. A winner of Astral Artists’ 2013 National Auditions, Ms. Fang was also awarded the Silver Medal at the prestigious 2010 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as the first violinist of the Chimeng Quartet. She has appeared at the Library of Congress, Italy’s Incontri in Terra di Siena Chamber Music Festival, Chamber Music Society of Reading, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Ravinia Festival’s Steans Institute for Young Artists, and the Aspen, Kneisel Hall, Music from Angel Fire, and Bard festivals. Ms. Fang came to the United States from China in 2005 on a Distinguished Scholarship in Classical Violin to further her studies at the Bard College Conservatory of Music with Ida Kavafian and Arnold Steinhardt. After graduating from Bard with degrees in both Violin Performance and Russian Studies, she attended the Curtis Institute of Music as a student of Ida Kavafian and Shmuel Ashkenasi, where she received a Diploma in 2014. She has also studied under Anatoly Reznikovsky at the St. Petersburg Conservatory.