Geneva College

 

 

Sha Wang Luangkesorn

Sha WangOffice Phone: 724-847-6663
shawang@geneva.edu
www.shawang.net

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Piano Performance
  • Music Theory

Degrees Received

  • B.M., 2002, Chapman University, CA
  • M.M., 2004, University of Cincinnati, OH, College-Conservatory of Music
  • D.M.A., 2006, University of Cincinnati, OH, College-Conservatory of Music

Courses Taught

  • MUA 106, 107 - Class Piano
  • MUA 206, 207 - Keyboard Harmony
  • MUA 121 - Private Piano
  • MUS 107, 108, 207, 208 - Music Theory I, II, III, IV

Biography

Sha Wang was the first prize winner at the 16th International Young Artist Piano Competition, Washington, D.C. and advanced into the Jose Iturbi International Music Competition, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the Honens International Piano Competition. In recent years, she became the winner of the Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Audition, the second prize winner of the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in 2009, and the alternate finalist at the 2009 Seattle International Piano Competition. Her New York debut took place at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in Manhattan in spring 2006.

Dr. Wang has performed at the Kosciuszko Foundation Auditorium in NYC in 2009. In 2010, she was also the featured soloist at the Bank of America-Dame Myra Hess Concert Series at the Chicago Cultural Center. The concert was broadcasted on Chicago classical radio station (WFMT 98.7). She was also featured in a concert for the late U.S. President Gerald Ford. As a collaborative pianist, she has performed with artists such as pianist Lang Lang, violinist Kun Dong (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra), soprano Tamara Wilson (Houston Grand Opera) and with members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Her latest CD includes Piano Music of Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann.

As a theorist and professor, she has presented a theoretical paper at the Royal Music Association Conference in London and taught students who have gone on to such schools as the Juilliard School of Music and Yale University School of Music. Dr. Wang’s teachers include Karen Knecht, John Perry, Richard Fields and Frank Weinstock. Dr. Wang is currently a tenured associate professor.


 

Point of Excellence

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