Chamber Olympic Artist 2019
Mann-Wen Lo | violin
Violinist Mann-Wen Lo is currently based in Los Angeles. She has performed as a soloist with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra and The Academy of Taiwan Strings. She also plays with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and is the lead violinist at the American Contemporary Ballet.
Mann-Wen’s media appearances include performances on NPR’s From the Top, WGBH, NHK and Taiwan Television. She is an award winner at the Taiwan Council for Cultural Affairs, International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition, Oneppo Chamber Music Competition, and Beverly Hills National Audition.
A passionate and avid chamber musician, Mann-Wen has performed in prestigious venues such as at Carnegie Hall, Jordan Hall, Alice Tully Hall. Her string quartet was invited to perform as the American representative at the Franco-American Chamber Music Festival in Missillac, France.The quartet was also selected as young artist in residence of the Da Camera Society.
In addition to classical music, Mann-Wen also enjoys exploring Jazz, Pop and Bluegrass; she has played with Grammy Award-winning banjo player Béla Fleck, and regularly plays in the innovated Kaleidoscope Trio with clarinetist Micah Wright and composer/guitarist Adam Borecki.
Mann-Wen is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and Yale School of Music. She is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate under the tutelage of Glenn Dicterow. Mann-Wen plays on a 1925 Guiseppe Fiorini violin on generous loan from the Chi Mei Culture Foundation in Taiwan.