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VC ARTIST | Violinist Charles Yang — Leonard Bernstein Award Recipient

Described by The Boston Globe as one who "plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star," American genre-crossing violin virtuoso, VC Artist Charles Yang, has gained widespread attention for his phenomenal talent

 

A graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied with Glenn Dicterow, and former student of Kurt Sassmanshaus, Paul Kantor, and Brian Lewis in his earlier years, Charles is a recent recipient of the esteemed "Leonard Bernstein Award."

As a genre-bending violinist, Charles performs in the crossover string trio Time for Three, as well as in a duo with pianist Peter Dugan.

Charles' elaborate career has seen him perform at the Aspen Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Ravinia Festival, Crested Butte Music Festival, Cayman Arts Festival, YouTube Music Awards, Moab Music Festival, EG Conference, Google Zeitgeist, and more — as well as at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center’s Metropolitan Opera House, David H. Koch Theater, Dizzy’s and David Rubinstein Atrium, The Royal Danish Theatre, Le Poisson Rouge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Forbidden City, and more.

Highlights of his recent seasons include his solo debut with conductor Marin Alsop and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and his debut with pianist Peter Dugan as part of The Violin Channel's Vanguard Concerts opening season.

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | MONTI | "CZARDAS" | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | DUGAN/YANG | LOOPY | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG OF TIME FOR THREE | BACH/TFT | CHACONNE IN WINTER | 2020

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | ARLEN | SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | DUGAN/YANG | TIME | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG OF TIME FOR THREE | OVER | 2020

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | BEATLES | "BLACKBIRD" | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG & PETER DUGAN | RACHMANINOFF | VOCALISE | THE VIOLIN CHANNEL | VANGUARD CONCERTS SEASON ONE | 2021

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG OF TIME FOR THREE | JOY | 2019

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG | KORNGOLD | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 1ST MVT | BENJAMIN WALLFISCH & FESTIVAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | CRESTED BUTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL | 2015

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG | KORNGOLD | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 2ND MVT | BENJAMIN WALLFISCH & FESTIVAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | CRESTED BUTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL | 2015

 

VC ARTIST CHARLES YANG | KORNGOLD | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 3RD MVT | BENJAMIN WALLFISCH & FESTIVAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | CRESTED BUTTE MUSIC FESTIVAL | 2015

 

 

Name: Charles Yang

Violin: 1826 Charles Francois Gand | 2016 Jeff Phillips 

Bow: Charles Louis Bazin | Lee Guthrie | Eric Fournier

Accessories: Evah Pirazzi Strings | P. Guillaume Rosin | FOM Shoulder Rest | Gewa Original Jaeger case 

Teachers: Glenn Dicterow | Kurt Sassmanshaus | Paul Kantor | Brian Lewis

School: The Juilliard School

Website: www.charlesyangmusic.com/

Facebook: @charlesyangmusic

Instagram: @chazzviolin

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