Wu, Yu-Ting picBorn in Taichung, Taiwan, Yu-Ting Wu began studying violin with her father at the age of four. After settling in Maryland, she has performed regularly in orchestras since the age of ten. In 2008, she received a full scholarship to attend Towson University, where she served as concertmaster of their orchestra and studied with Dr. Jeffrey Howard. Well-versed in all styles of music, Yu-Ting has performed with the Baltimore chamber ensemble The American Virtuosi with cellist Dr. Cecilia Barzcyk at the Polish Embassy and Kosciuszko Foundation for the “American Tribute to Chopin” concert series; the Hank Levy Band and Towson Big Band, and Friday Night Book Club, among many others. Yu-Ting holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts for violin performance. She studied under instructor Mark Menzies where she served as concertmaster of the CalArts New Millenium Orchestra and New Century Players Ensemble led by Chris Rountree. Yu-Ting is a member of J.D. Hall and the Barry White Ultimate Orchestra, Zamira Quartet, Lyras Enterprises, American Youth Symphony, Center Stage Opera, Waraynon Initiative Network Orchestra, and folk band Brother, Sister.