As a founding member of the Vega Quartet, violinist Jessica Shuang Wu has performed extensively throughout Asia, Europe and North America. She regularly collaborates in chamber music concerts with today’s leading artists, including Zuill Bailey, Andrés Cárdenes, David Coucheron, William Ransom, Christopher Rex, Sara Sant’Ambrogio, and Richard Stoltzman.
A dedicated educator, Ms. Wu serves on the faculty of Emory University as violin and chamber music professor. Her private students have been accepted into leading music conservatories and universities such as the Manhattan School of Music, the Peabody Conservatory, and Northwestern University, and at music festivals such as the Bowdoin International Music Festival and the Brevard Music Center Summer Institute. Ms. Wu’s students have performed at Carnegie Hall and won numerous prizes and recognitions, including the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and Emory University Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competitions.
Ms. Wu holds a Master of Music from the Manhattan School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from the Harid Conservatory. As a child she attended the prestigious Shanghai Conservatory. Her teachers include Peter Winograd, Sergiu Schwartz, Lina Yu and members of the Amadeus, American, Cleveland, Emerson, Guarneri, Juilliard, Orion and Tokyo string quartets.