Zhilin Wang is a Washington, D.C. area based Cello and Piano instructor and performer. He is a passionate musician who is dedicated to sharing his love of music with others through teaching and performing. Zhilin strives to help his students understand the emotional depth and beauty of music while developing their skills in playing instruments and understanding the language of music.
Zhilin began his musical journey at the age of 5 with Piano lessons, and later transitioned to Cello lessons at the age of 7. At 12, he was accepted into the affiliated middle school of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. Zhilin went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from the Central Conservatory of Music and completed two master's degrees in Music and Musical Arts at Yale University School of Music under the guidance of Mr. Aldo Parisot, with full scholarships.
Throughout his career on stage, Zhilin has performed in many of the world's most renowned concert halls as a soloist, chamber musician, and principal cellist in orchestras, including the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, China, the Beijing Concert Hall, the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul, South Korea, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan, the Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center in the USA. He has also been invited to participate in prestigious music festivals worldwide, including the Beijing Modern Music Festival, the Asia Youth Orchestra in Hong Kong, the Pacific Music Festival in Japan, the MorningSide Music Bridge in Canada, the Banff Center Chamber Music Residency in Canada, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and the Bard Music Festival in the USA.
Outside of teaching and performing music, Zhilin enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.