Wu Jie bio

Violinist WU JIE has garnered success as both a chamber and solo musician. Wu Jie was awarded first prize at the Orford Second International Violin Competition at age 16 with her stunning performance of the Barber violin concerto, which was broadcast across the province of Quebec, Canada. This prize led to solo appearances and tours with the NAC Orchestra, I Musici Chamber Orchestra, FACE orchestra of Montreal and the Shanghai Music Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, as well as solo recitals in Montreal, Ottawa, Shanghai, and New York. Wu Jie is the founding member of the Escher String Quartet and member of the Berkshire Bach Ensemble. Wu Jie began her studies at the Shanghai Music Conservatory and continued her training in Montreal. She received her undergraduate degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers include Pinchas Zukerman, Patinka Kopec, Eleonora Turovsky, Lei Fang, and Robert Mann.