Ms Wan-ju Wang joined National Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan in August 2006.
Born in 1980, Ms Wan-ju Wang started her music education at the age of 6. She has already been an active player while at school; aside from regular orchestral performances, she was selected to play Mozart’s Quartet and performed with the orchestra of Stella Matutina Girls High School. In 1996 she joined the Asian Youth Orchestra as the youngest member of the year. In 1998 she was admitted into National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), where she majored in music and minored in English. While in college from 1998 to 2002, she actively guest played among professional symphony orchestras such as National Symphony Orchestra, Century Orchestra, Evergreen Orchestra and Taipei Symphony Orchestra. She has also toured many European countries with several orchestras, such as Taiwan Provincial Youth Orchestra and NTNU Band. In addition, she was shown in many master classes, chamber music concerts, and competitions. After graduation, she was employed by Evergreen Symphony Orchestra for one year before she pursued her master degree in US.
During 2003-2006 she went to Mannes College of Music in New York for her Master Degree in Music Performance, under the studio of Mr Erik Ralske, principle horn of Metropolitan Opera. She graduated in January 2006 and was immediately invited to guest play in Macau Symphony Orchestra and tour with Taipei Philharmonic.
Besides playing in NSO, Ms Wang currently also serves on the faculty of Tung-Hai University, Taipei European School and several music high schools in Taipei.