Andrew Wan Violin


Andrew Wan was named concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) in 2008. As soloist, he has performed worldwide under conductors such as Jean-Claude Casadesus, Maxim Vengerov, Vasily Petrenko, and Peter Oundjian. Wan has concertized throughout the world appearing at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center, and Salle Gaveau with artists such as the Juilliard Quartet, Vadim Repin, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Daniil Trifonov, Menahem Pressler, Jorg Widmann, Emanuel Ax, James Ehnes, and Gil Shaham. His discography includes GRAMMY award-nominated and JUNO award-winning releases with the New Orford Quartet, James Ehnes and the Seattle Chamber Music Society, and Charles Richard-Hamelin on the Onyx, Bridge, Analekta, and Naxos labels. In the fall of 2015, he released a live recording of all three Saint-Saëns violin concerti with the OSM and Kent Nagano, garnering a Prix Opus prize. Wan graduated from The Juilliard School with three degrees, is currently Assistant Professor of Violin at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, and serves as guest concertmaster for numerous ensembles.