October 15 & 16, 2022
Dallas: Sat Oct 15, 2022 2:30pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
8200 Devonshire Dr, Dallas, TX 75209
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Fort Worth: Sun Oct 16, 2022 2:30pm
Yameng Wang will perform music by Bach, Barrios, and Sergio Assad.
Christopher McGuire will perform an opening set with music by Sor, Tárrega, and Torroba.
Born in Qingdao, China, Yameng Wang fell in love with the classical guitar at a young age and began studying with the leading guitar professor in China, Professor Chen Zhi, when she was 10 years old. She became the youngest winner of the Tokyo International Guitar Competition at the age of 12. She went on to win second prize in the Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competition in Italy at the age of 13, and at the age of 14 she was invited by Radio France to perform at the Paris International Guitar Art Week, and she also won second prize in La Infanta Doña Cristina International Guitar Competition in Spain. Classical Guitar magazine noted that at the age of 14, she already played like a seasoned professional. After graduating from the Central Conservatory of Music of China in 2006, Ms. Wang enrolled in the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland. There, she finished her Master of Music degree in 2008 and is currently in the Graduate Performance Diploma program, studying with Maestro Manuel Barrueco. Ms. Wang has given acclaimed recitals across the US, France, Italy, Holland, Germany, Ireland, Finland, Croatia, Britain, Austria, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, Japan, and Malaysia both as a soloist and in a chamber music setting. Her first album, “Caprice,” was recorded when she was 16 years old. “A Very Special Album” was released in 1999, and in 2003 she contributed to GHA’s album, “The Best of Classical Guitar.” In 2005 she released “Classic Guitar – Aquarelle, Un Sueño en la Floresta.”