Saturday, February 08, 2025 | 3:00 pm

Wei Zhu, violin (Winner of the 2024 Yale Gordon Concerto Competition)

Location: Baltimore Museum of Art

Enjoy an afternoon getting to know the artistry of one of Peabody Conservatory’s top talents. Violinist Wei Zhu, winner of the 2024 Yale Gordon Competition, has already performed at Beijing’s National Centre for Performing Arts, the Seoul Arts Center, and New York’s Carnegie Hall, as well as touring with the Sejong Soloists. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree with Vadim Gluzman. His recital will dazzle with artistry and virtuosity at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Venue: Baltimore Museum of Art

Suggested Donation: $10; General Seating

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Wei Zhu

Violinist Wei Zhu began to study violin at an early age. When he was thirteen, Wei was accepted into the school affiliated with the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. In 2015, Wei was admitted by The Juilliard School, where he studied with Hyo Kang and Adele Anthony to pursue the Bachelor of Music degree.

Wei entered Yale School of Music in 2019 for his Master of Music degree, followed by Master of Musical Arts Degree with Augustin Hadelich in 2021. He was the recipient of Broadus Erle prize for outstanding violinists at Yale. In 2022, Wei has been accepted to the Peabody Institute of John Hopkins University to continue his study for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree with Vadim Gluzman.

Throughout his academic and professional career, Wei has attended masterclasses with renowned musicians like Pinchas Zukerman and Noah Bendix-Balgley. He has collaborated with notable artists such as Frank Huang, Philip Quint, and Lera Auerbach on tour. Wei has performed in prestigious venues across Asia and the United States, including the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, the Seoul Arts Center, Lotte Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center. He has a rich experience in ensemble playing, having served as concertmaster for the New Juilliard Ensemble and toured with the esteemed Sejong Soloists in Korea.

Program to be announced