Violist Meng Wang joined The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2017. Prior, he was a member of the Pittsburgh Symphony and principal viola of the Kansas City Symphony. Mr. Wang enjoys an extensive career as a chamber musician, and has collaborated with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, Lars Vogt, Sharon Robinson, Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, Joseph Silverstein, Pinchas Zukerman, Lang Lang, Barbara Westphal, and pop star Bono. His performances have taken him throughout the United States and his native China, performing at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center, and the Beijing National Theater.
Mr. Wang has performed in numerous summer festivals, such as the Verbier Music Festival, the Marlboro Music Festival, the Music Academy of the West, and the Sarasota Music Festival.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr. Wang studied with violists Hsin-yun Huang, Michael Tree, Karen Tuttle, and Roberto Díaz. He resides in Philadelphia with his wife, pianist Hanchien Lee and their daughter, Avery.