Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang currently serves as Associate Principal Percussionist of the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, where she has played since year 2013. Previously, she joined the Staatskapelle Weimar (Germany) as a  Section Percussionist from 2010-2013. She appeared with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, the Macao Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra (Australia). She has performed under the baton of numerous celebrated conductors including Lorin Maazel, Charles Dutoit, Christian Thielemann, Christoph Eschenbach, Gennady Rozhdestvensky,  Yan Pascal Torterlier, Manfred Honeck, Lan Shui.

Xiao Wang has also appeared as a solo percussionist numerous other times including successfully performed the great aquatic art performance-“Enduring Memories of HangZhou ” that held for the opening ceremony of The 11th G20 Summit in 2016. She also played as a percussion soloist with the Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra at the concert for the 3rd China and Eastern European Countries Forum on Cultural Cooperation in 2017. She was invited to be the jury member for the 10th to 17th National Youth Percussion Competition, and also invited to be the jury member for the “Hummingbird” Chinese Youth Music Competition that organized by China and Germany.  
Xiao finished the Orchester Academy Program in Hochschule fur Musik Franz Liszt Weimar (Germany) in 2011, where she studied with Professor Markus Leoson.  She received her Mater of Music (Percussion) degree from Carnegie Mellon University, School of Music (Pittsburgh,PA, USA) in 2010, where she studied with Mr. Tim Adams, former Principal Timpanist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She received her Bachelor of Music (Percussion) degree from Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music , National University of Singapore in 2008, where she studied with Mr. Jonathan Fox, Principal Percussionist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.