Molin Wang – Piano
Dr. Molin Wang, a native of China, is known for her sensitive touch, insightful playing, and extraordinary virtuosity. She has given solo recitals and chamber performances throughout the United States and China, and she also has appeared in concerto performances with Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, Florida CVE Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and Xi’an Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. Her musicianship has been recognized in many competitions and music festivals, including Florida FSMTA BYRD Piano Ensemble Competition, Northern Illinois Concerto Competition, Kawai China Piano Competition, Florida Atlantic International Piano Festival, and Shanghai International Piano Festival. Her repertoire encompasses a wide range of works including composers from the Baroque to the present.
Ms. Wang received her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance major from Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In 2010, she completed her Professional Performance Certificate in Lynn University Conservatory of Music with a full scholarship, studying with Dr. Roberta Rust. She finished her Master of Music degree in piano performance at Northern Illinois University in 2012 with a graduate assistant scholarship, studying with Dr. William Goldenberg. In May 2016, she earned her Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in piano performance and literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, under the direction of Dr. William Heiles. Molin has also performed in master classes for many world-renowned masters such as Arie Verdi, Russell Sherman, Anton Kuerti, Robert Mc Donald, and William Bolcom.
Dr. Wang had served as the piano faculty at the Preparatory School of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and the music department of Shanghai Youth and Children’s Center. As an enthusiastic and experienced educator, Ms. Wang has been teaching piano to students in different ages and levels for over 10 years. Many of her students had won numerous piano competitions which held in the United States, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. In 2008, she designed and conducted a piano fairy tale, “Animal Carnival”, which was performed successfully by her students in Shanghai Music Hall. Besides private piano lessons, her students also have opportunity to obtain all the fundamental music training, such as music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and improvisation.