Yu-Wen Wang, a native of Taiwan, received her Bachelor Degree from Curtis Institute of Music in 2009. Her long time mentors include Peter Wiley, Orlando Cole, and Carter Brey. She has appeared as a soloist with Temple University Youth Chamber Orchestra and Taipei Civic Symphony Orchestra; and was a recipient of Chi-Mei Artist Award in 2007. After graduating from Curtis, Yu-Wen joined the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and played for many years.
Yu-Wen is an active chamber musician. She has worked with musicians such as Pam Frank, Ida Kavafian, Toby Appel, Hsin-Yun Huang, Roberto Díaz, Andrés Díaz, and Ronald Thomas in numerous chamber music festivals including Music@Menlo, Music at Angel Fire, Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, Caramoor Rising Stars Program, and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. As both a student and an alum, Yu-Wen has performed in the Curtis on Tour chamber ensemble alongside President Roberto Diaz and other Curtis students that toured across the United States. She is also an artist on the roster of New Asia Chamber Music Society and has performed with other Taiwanese musicians in its inaugurate concert in 2011.
In her recent years, she has been performing as the cellist of the Miro Ensemble touring regularly in Taiwan. In 2017, she was invited to perform at the National Concert Hall for its 30th year celebration and had the privilege to perform on a 1709 Antonio Stradivari cello ‘Boccherini’ sponsored by Chi-Mei Foundation.