Aspen Music Festival And School

Victoria Chiang Back To Performers

Instrumental Focus

  • viola

Victoria Chiang, viola, is an artist-faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. Her recordings of the viola concertos of Stamitz and Hoffmeister and of Ignaz Pleyel’s Sinfonia Concertante have been released on the Naxos label. Career highlights include appearances with the National Philharmonic Orchestra, Romanian State philharmonics of Constanța and Târgu-Mureș, Duluth Superior Symphony, and solo performances at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and at the International Viola Congress. Ms. Chiang has collaborated as guest artist with the Guarneri, Takács, Tokyo, American, Arianna, and Pro Arte string quartets and is a founding member of the Aspen String Trio. Other festival appearances include Domaine Forget, Madeline Island, Heifetz International Music Institute, and the Perlman Music Program Winter Residency. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a master’s degree and performer’s certificate from the Eastman School of Music. Her principal teachers include Heidi Castleman and Masao Kawasaki on viola, and Dorothy DeLay and Kurt Sassmannshaus on violin. Ms. Chiang first came to Aspen as a student in 1985.

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