Bass Trombonist, Wei Wang, is currently the bass trombonist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. He was the bass trombonist of China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra before he joined the SSO.
He studied in the Middle School affiliated with the Central Conservatory of Music with Prof. Bingyu Hu in Beijing; Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music under Allen Meek and Shannon Pittaway in Singapore with full scholarship; New England Conservatory of Music under Douglas Yeo and Norman Bolter in Boston with full scholarship.
Wei has been played with Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Macau Orchestra and many others. In the summer of 2009, Wei received the only scholarship from the Boston Symphony Orchestra Member’s Association to attend the Tanglewood Music Centre. The conductors he worked with including Herbert Blomstedt, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Charles Dutoit, Christoph Eschenbach, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Kurt Masur.
As a soloist, Wei gave many recitals in several cities in China, Singapore and the United States. In 2008, he won the NEC Concerto Competition, and played the subZERO Concerto with NEC Sinfonietta in Jordan Hall, Boston. In 2011, his first solo album was released by China Record. He can be also heard on Frequency Band trombone ensemble CD “Phoenix”.
Wei has been invited to give mastclasses and lectures in Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Beijing Central Conservatory, Xinghai Conservatory, Sichuan Conservatory and so on.