Andrew Wan Violin


Andrew Wan was named concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal (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 and JUNO award-nominated releases on the Onyx, Bridge, and Naxos labels and with the JUNO and Opus-award winning New Orford String Quartet. In the fall of 2015, he released a live recording of all three Saint-Saens violin concerti with the OSM and Kent Nagano, garnering a Prix Opus nomination. Wan graduated from The Juilliard School with three degrees and is currently Assistant Professor of Violin at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University.