A native of St. Louis, Henry William Wang has been described by the Washington Post as an artist “that makes the audience cheer lustily”. He has won several engagements as soloist with orchestras including the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Alton Symphony Orchestra, the University City Symphony, the Belleville Philarmonic, and the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. He is also the winner of the Artist Presentation Society Auditions, the Missouri Federation of Music, a prize winner at the Chautauqua Music Festival Aria and Concerto Competition, Northwestern Thaivu Competition as well as the Norshore Scholarship Competition. Venues of solo performances have included The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Powell Symphony Hall.
Currently residing in New York, Henry performs with various ensembles including the the New York Classical Players, Metropolis Ensemble, Trinity Wall Street NOVUS ensemble, the Manhattan Chamber Players, Ensemble Melange and is a substitute member of the New York Philharmonic. He also appears as guest concertmaster of the Amarillo Symphony as well as concertmaster of the Uptown Philharmonic.
Henry is a graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied under Glenn Dicterow. He also received his Professional Studies and Master of Music in Orchestral Performance under the tutelage of Mr. Dicterow and Lisa Kim at the Manhattan School of Music. Previously, he attained his Bachelor of music as a student of Almita and Roland Vamos at Northwestern University.
Active outside of the classical music scene, Henry also frequently collaborates with Jazz artists such as Steve Coleman and Billy Childs. He had also appeared on an album by the Roots as well as on the hit TV Show, America’s Got Talent.