Susan Wang has taken over the accompanist position with the Basic Choir at the beginning of 2020. We are happy about the cooperation.
About the person
Susan Wang was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey in the USA. She began playing the piano at the age of seven with Dmitry Rachmanov. In 2005, she earned her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan in the class of Louis Nagel, and in 2007 she completed her Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music with Marc Silverman. In 2012, she and her twin sister Sarah completed a concert exam with honors as a piano duo at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre with Hans-Peter and Volker Stenzl.
The piano duo Susan and Sarah Wang has performed in numerous concert halls and festivals, including the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Taiwan, and the United States. It was awarded third prize at the ARD International Music Competition in 2010. In 2008 it won the 2nd prize in the prestigious “Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition”. In 2012 the twin sisters recorded and released their debut CD “American Crossings”. The piano duo enjoys devoting themselves to interdisciplinary projects in which they collaborate with composers, dancers, actors and singers.
Susan currently works as a piano teacher and répétiteur in Berlin and at the Goethe Gymnasium Schwerin.