Anqi Wang, pianist and music theorist, has performed on prestigious stages across the globe, including at music festivals such as the Atlantic Music Festival in Maine, Porto PianoFest in Portugal, and the Gijon Piano Festival in Spain. In addition to giving solo recitals and concerts and performing as a solo artist, she also frequently engages in chamber performances. In addition, Ms. Wang frequently participates in chamber performances, deriving inspiration from the dynamic exchanges and collaborations with fellow musicians.
Ms. Wang’s teaching philosophy centers around fostering a nurturing and supportive environment where students can explore their musical abilities and develop a deep connection with the piano. She believes in creating a comprehensive learning experience that encompasses not only technical proficiency but also a deep understanding of music theory, historical context, and emotional expression.
Originally from Beijing, China, Ms. Wang began playing the piano at age four. She received her bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from the School of Music at Penn State University. She then further pursued her passion at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, earning a master’s degree in Piano Performance. She also holds a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree in Piano Performance and a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Music Theory, both from Penn State University. Ms. Wang is currently a second-year Ph.D. student in Music Theory at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.